Herne Hill Sainsbury’s closed after ‘robbery’

Written by on October 8, 2012 in Crime, News, Uncategorized - No comments

PARAMEDICS: Two ambulances and eyewitnesses at the scene outside Sainsbury’s, Herne Hill this afternoon. Picture by Sarah Bell

A convenience supermarket was closed after a police incident this afternoon.

Reports suggest there was a violent robbery at Sainsbury’s Local, in Herne Hill, with a member of staff being “strangled” by up to three attackers.

INCIDENT: Sainsburys Local, Herne Hill was closed this afternoon. Picture from Google Streetview

Clare Watkins, @Clariest, said on Twitter: “Herne Hill Sainsburys robbed at just after 3pm. My mum-in-law recovering from the shock.”

The store was sealed off by police after the incident. It is not known if anyone has been arrested, and we await further details from Lambeth Police.

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