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Shocking attack at Sainsbury's in South Ruislip as gang of youths allegedly rob children at knife-point

The alleged ordeal happened on Thursday evening and the young victims were reportedly "threatened with death threats"

The theft allegedly took place in Sainsbury's in South Ruislip

A terrifying incident at a supermarket in South Ruislip on Thursday evening (November 24) has been reported after five children are believed to have been robbed at knife point by a gang of youths and “threatened with a death threats”.

The shocking incident is said to have happened at around 7.30pm at the Sainsbury's store in Long Drive not far from South Ruislip station.

A gang of youths, said to be aged between 16 and 19, reportedly stole phones from the children and told them to jump up and down to see if they had any money.

UPDATE: "I can't stress how important it is for victims to come forward" - Police response after children robbed at knife-point outside South Ruislip Sainsbury's 

The Sainsbury's supermarket in Long Drive(Image: Google Maps)


The victims are around 12 years old and have reportedly been kept home from school following the terrifying alleged ordeal.

UPDATE: South Ruislip Sainsbury's attack: Onlookers walked past as group of children robbed by gang at knife-point, says victim's mum

Reports of the incident surfaced on a crime awareness page on Facebook on Friday morning (November 25).

getwestlondon has approached the Metropolitan Police for comment.

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