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Appeal following armed robbery at Sutton pub

News   •   Oct 03, 2017 17:03 BST

Detectives from the Met's Flying Squad are investigating an armed robbery at a pub in Sutton.

The offence happened at about 22:00hrs on Sunday, 1 October at The HG Wells Pub, Cheam Common Road, Worcester Park, KT4.

A group of men wearing balaclavas and white overalls entered the pub, one carrying a handgun and others armed with knives

A member of staff was stabbed in the leg by one of the suspects.

He was later treated in hospital for his injuries; he was released after treatment.

No further injuries were reported.

Staff and some members of the public were locked in a room by the robbers, who attempted to remove the safe and then stole cash.

The suspects, who were described as black, then made off in a silver Vauxhall Astra.

No arrests at this early stage.

Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to call Flying Squad detectives 0208 785 8655 or contact via Twitter @MetCC.

To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.