Berkshire

Tilehurst fish and chip shop targeted in gun raid

The Lemon Plaice Image copyright Google
Image caption The raid happened shortly after 20:20 GMT.

Staff at a fish and chip shop in Reading were threatened with a gun during a raid.

Two men went in the back door of Lemon Plaice in Tilehurst, Reading, on Sunday evening and threatened the two staff members with what appeared to be a pistol.

They put money into a bag before escaping.

Thames Valley Police said they were continuing to watch the shop in Norcot Road.

The first suspect is described as white and was wearing a thick grey woollen hooded top, black trainers with a thick white rim around their edge, a black hat. He was also carrying a bag.

The second suspect, who was carrying a gun, was wearing a dark grey jumper with a hood, black gloves and a black balaclava.

The raid happened shortly after 20:20 GMT.

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