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Man held at knifepoint during robbery in Leighton Buzzard

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Published by Charlotte Fisher at 5:48pm 20th February 2019.

A man was held at knifepoint during an armed robbery in Leighton Buzzard.

At around 1.40pm on Tuesday 12th February, a man was at his home in Heath Road when two men, armed with knives, walked into his flat.

One offender held a knife to the victim’s head, whilst the other searched the flat and took a quantity of cash.

Both men then left the scene, driving away in a silver, or grey, Vauxhall car.


The offenders are described as both being in their early 20s.

One man was white, the other was tall and of mixed race, wearing blue jeans and a green jacket.

Detective Constable David Pawelek, investigating, said:

We are appealing for information to establish who was responsible. 

"If you were in the area at the time, please come forward and report anything that could help us with our investigation.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact us via our online reporting centre or by calling 101 and quoting reference number 40/8746/19.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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