B&Q robbery - two sought

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a robbery at a large DIY store.

Roddy Ashworth

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a robbery at a large DIY store.

The robbery happened at around 5.30pm yesterday at the B&Q at Hythe Quay, Colchester.

Two men approached a woman shop assistant looking as if they were about to purchase goods.


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But instead, one held the woman's arms while the other grabbed money from the till.

The pair made off with a four figure sum of cash.

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They were described as white men in their early 20s.

The first was of chunky build, around 6ft tall, with brown hair. He wore a black T-shirt and beige combat trousers.

The second was of similar height, of thin build and with light brown hair. He wore light blue jeans and a blue T-shirt.

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at Colchester CID on 0300 333 4444.

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