Gang threaten McColls staff with crowbar in Locks Heath attempted robbery '“ but do not escape with any cashÂ

THREE men armed with a crowbar attempted to rob a convenience store in Locks Heath on Sunday night.

Friday, 11th January 2019, 9:23 am
Updated Friday, 11th January 2019, 10:28 am
The McColls attempted robbery Picture: Hampshire police

The group entered McColls on Hunts Pond Road just before 10pm holding a crowbar, threatened staff with it and demanded cash from the till.

When they were denied the money, they ran off empty-handed towards Abshott Road.

A police spokeswoman said: '˜We are appealing for information after three men entered McColls on Hunts Pond Road on Sunday just before closing time.

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The McColls attempted robbery Picture: Hampshire police

'˜Do you live nearby and have private CCTV? Where you driving in the area at the time and have dash cam footage?'

All the men were white. The first wore a grey hooded top with wording Puma and puma logo in black on the front, bright yellow gloves, black trousers and black trainers with a white sole.

The second man wore a black hooded top with a white Nike logo on the left side, a black scarf with white pattern on it, black trousers and black trainers.

The third man wore a black hoodie, black trousers and black trainers

Anyone with any information is asked to call 101 and quote 44190006853.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 and leave information anonymously.