Northampton

Raiders with handguns target Northamptonshire shop

Two men armed with handguns have raided a shop in Northamptonshire.

The offenders entered the One Stop shop in The Green, Nether Heyford near Northampton, at about 2130 BST on Sunday.

Members of staff were threatened by the masked men and forced to hand over items from the safe. It is not known how much they took.

During the robbery one of the employees was hit in the face with the gun but is not believed to be seriously injured.

Both offenders are described as white, of slim build and in their 20s. They were wearing dark clothing and carrying rucksacks.

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