A shop owner was threatened with a gun during an armed robbery at a convenience store in Luton.
Three men wearing balaclavas and dark clothing targeted The Later Shop in Marsh Road shortly after midnight on Monday.
They also forced a customer to stand still while they stole cash from the till and bottles of alcohol.
Police have only just released details and appealed for anyone with information to contact them.
Pc Rachel Chandler has appealed for witnesses to the robbery or anyone who saw the three men in the area to come forward.