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Milton Keynes burka raiders attempt to rob jewellers

Armed thieves wearing burkas tried to rob a jewellers in Milton Keynes, police have said.

The robbers, with their faces covered, went into Star Fashions in The Square, Wolverton, at 14:10 BST on Wednesday.

The men, armed with a gun, tried to get into the Asian Gold Store next door.

They left empty-handed in a black car, possibly a Fiat 500. Thames Valley Police are appealing for eyewitnesses or anyone else with information about the raiders to contact them.

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