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Roof raiders rob supermarket

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08:23 CET+01:00
Thieves carried out a spectacular raid on Tuesday evening at a supermarket in a Stockholm suburb. Staff at the Ica Kvantum store in Haninge were taken completely by surprise when two men wearing motorcycle helmets made their way down from the the roof.

"They lowered themselves down, produced a gun-like object and robbed staff and a security guard," said police spokesman Lars Alvarsjö.

Police do not yet know whether the men came in through a window in the roof or were hiding above the aisles awaiting their opportunity.

After the raid the men the men disappeared out the rear entrance with an unknown sum of money.

There have so far been no arrests in connection with the robbery.

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