Armed robbers storm shop in Grays

ARMED robbers stormed a money-lender and made off with jewellery and cash.

Two men burst into The Money Shop, in High Street, Grays, at 6.15pm on Thursday and threatened staff with a handgun.

Their loot is estimated to be worth a five-figure sum.

Det Insp Danny Stoten, of the South Ockendon serious crime team, said: “Grays High Street would have still been quite busy at this time with passers-by.

“We need to speak to anyone that saw these suspects before or after the incident.”

The first man was described as black, in his early 20s, about 5ft 8in, of a slim build and wearing black motorcycle gear.

The second man was described as white, about 5ft 8in tall, of a medium build, wearing dark-coloured trousers, a black zip-up top, a black baseball cap and was carrying a blue-and-red rucksack.

Anyone with information should call 0300 333 4444.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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5:44pm Fri 24 Jun 11

Andycal 172D says...

Headline should be: Echo reports crime where perpetrator may be white
Headline should be: Echo reports crime where perpetrator may be white Andycal 172D

6:09pm Fri 24 Jun 11

beardyman says...

I,m guessing the Echo in their usual chicken Sh*t way will illicit opinion and then cancel all posts when it gets interesting. Any clues fellow posters?
Er they raided a £1 shop and got £1.
Brilliant!
Jog on kitty's!
I,m guessing the Echo in their usual chicken Sh*t way will illicit opinion and then cancel all posts when it gets interesting. Any clues fellow posters? Er they raided a £1 shop and got £1. Brilliant! Jog on kitty's! beardyman

11:00pm Fri 24 Jun 11

Trainman says...

WHY are these people only SO brave when armed? If they are SO brave to rob somebody, WHY have to rely on weapons to do so???????

Come to that, why NOT try doing an honest days work, instead of robbing those who Do???
WHY are these people only SO brave when armed? If they are SO brave to rob somebody, WHY have to rely on weapons to do so??????? Come to that, why NOT try doing an honest days work, instead of robbing those who Do??? Trainman

4:04pm Mon 27 Jun 11

3V1LMNK says...

Trainman wrote:
WHY are these people only SO brave when armed? If they are SO brave to rob somebody, WHY have to rely on weapons to do so??????? Come to that, why NOT try doing an honest days work, instead of robbing those who Do???
now what would u do if you was behind the counter and two guys come in armed with a couple of banana's? laugh.

Now what would u do if they had a gun....

answer ur question??
[quote][p][bold]Trainman[/bold] wrote: WHY are these people only SO brave when armed? If they are SO brave to rob somebody, WHY have to rely on weapons to do so??????? Come to that, why NOT try doing an honest days work, instead of robbing those who Do???[/p][/quote]now what would u do if you was behind the counter and two guys come in armed with a couple of banana's? laugh. Now what would u do if they had a gun.... answer ur question?? 3V1LMNK

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