Robbery at B&Q store
Published:  16 November, 2009

BISHOPBRIGGS: Around 1840 hrs on Wenesday 11 November, two men entered the B&Q store at Strathkelvin Retail Park, Bishopbriggs, threatened a 23-year-old shop assistant with knives and demanded cash, according to police at Kirkintilloch.


The two men then left the shop with a three-figure sum of cash leaving the 23-year-old man uninjured but extremely distressed.

The two suspects were seen getting into a blue coloured Peugeot 106 car with an ‘M’ prefix. The car has since been recovered in the Barmulloch area of Glasgow.

The suspects are described as:

1. white, late 30’s, 6’0” tall, heavy built wearing a grey coloured zipped top with a hood, black jogging bottoms, black training shoes and had a white scarf covering his face.

2. white, late 30’s, 5’6” – 5’8” tall, medium build wearing a three-quarter length black coat, dark denims, black shoes and had a grey balaclava covering his face.

Detective Sergeant Jackie Ferrie at Kirkintilloch CID said: “I would like to speak to anyone who was within the store around 1840 hrs on Wednesday 11 November who has not already spoken to police. I’d also like to speak to anyone who may have seen the culprits hanging around outside the store prior to the robbery taking place.

“Our enquiries have revealed that the blue Peugeot car was seen heading towards the Auchinairn area of Bishopbriggs and was being driven very erratically, therefore I’d like to speak to anyone who may have seen the car from the time of the robbery until it was recovered several hours later.”

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