A branch of Aldi in Victoria Retail Park, South Ruislip was raided by a gang of youths who ‘threw items’ and ‘assaulted staff’.
Videos shared across social media show the gang armed with weapons attempting to break through the front of the store.
A Met police spokesperson said: “Police were called on Monday, 30 September at approximately 18:00 hours to reports of a disturbance and assault in Victoria Retail Park, Ruislip.”
“There were reports of a group of youths assaulted members of staff at a supermarket, threw items and damaged property.”
“Officers attended but all suspects had left the scene.”
“No reports of serious injuries.”
“Enquiries continue to identify and trace those involved.”
“Anyone with information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact police in the West Area CU on 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD5853/30Sep.”
“Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”
(Image Credit: Ross Scott)