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Baby threatened with knife as thieves on moped steal watches from couple in broad daylight

Footage captures the moment the suspects fled the scene, with harrowing screams heard in the background

Two robbers on a moped threatened a couple and a baby with a knife during a broad daylight robbery in Chelsea .

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after the terrified parents handed over their watches during the robbery in Sprimont Place.

Footage has been released of the moment the riders were seen driving away from the scene, with screams heard in the background.

The crime occurred on Saturday (September 2) at 3.30pm, when the 31-year-old woman and 32-year-old man were approached by two men on a moped.

"The suspects threatened the victims with a knife and demanded they hand over their watches," a spokesman for the Metropolitan Police said.

"One of the suspects pointed the knife towards a baby in the pram that the couple was pushing.

"Fearful for their own safety and that of their child, the couple handed over their watches."

The suspects police are hunting following the robbery in Chelsea(Image: Met Police)

The suspects then rode off towards Elystan Place, leaving the victims shaken but uninjured.

Both suspects were wearing black crash helmets, and are described as being white males wearing navy blue tracksuits and black Nike trainers.

Anyone with information about the incident or the suspects can call Kensington and Chelsea Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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