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    Police search for culprit of armed robbery in Laeken

    Footage of the armed robber. Credit: Federal Police Belgium.

    The police are searching for the culprit of an armed robbery that took place in a store in Laeken early this summer.

    On 14 June, a young man entered the Tom & Co store on Avenue Houba de Strooper in Laeken, threatened a shop employee with a firearm and stole the contents of the cash register.

    The culprit is about 20-years-old and approximately 1m 70cm in height.

    The police are searching for the suspect at the request of the Brussels Public Prosecutor’s Office.

    Evie McCullough
    The Brussels Times