Dramatic armed robbery at Watchfinder store in Brent Cross shopping centre


There were terrifying scenes at London’s Brent Cross shopping centre yesterday as six men attempted an armed robbery on the Watchfinder store.

Video on The Sun’s website shows dramatic images of the robbers fleeing Watchfinder in a cloud of smoke from the store’s security system.

The footage shows a large axe and one of the gang’s three motorbikes lying on the floor near the shop’s entrance as the scenes unfolded at 7pm last night.


Police have today confirmed that they’ve arrested two men on suspicion of conspiracy to rob.

Two officers were injured, with neither in a critical condition.

A Scotland Yard spokesman said: “Officers intervened and arrested two of the suspects. The four other suspects made off on two motorcycles. Urgent enquiries are underway to trace them. We await confirmation of whether anything was stolen.”


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