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Sikh temple robbed by armed men

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The robbery took place while worshippers were in the temple

Three men are being sought by police following an armed robbery at a Sikh temple in the south side of Glasgow.

The men entered the temple on St Andrews Drive, Pollokshields, at 1115 BST on Sunday.

They took a four-figure sum of cash before escaping in the direction of Shields Road and Maxwelll Drive.

The firearm was not used during the robbery and no-one was injured but worshippers at the temple were said to be "shaken" by what happened.

The first suspect is described as a black male, about 6ft in height, with a slim build and short dark hair.

Worshippers were preparing the temple for the day's services at the time of the incident and were left shaken by events
Det Sgt Jim Leckie

He was wearing dark trousers, a dark coloured thigh-length jacket, and black baseball cap.

The second suspect is described as a black male, in his mid 20s, about 6ft in height, with a slim build.

He had on a black and white head bandana, and dark coloured waist-length jacket.

The third suspect is described as an Asian male, in his early 20s, between 5ft 3in and 5ft 5in tall with a stocky build.

He was wearing black trousers and a grey hooded top with a skull and crossbones design on the back.

Det Sgt Jim Leckie, of Strathclyde Police, said: "Worshippers were preparing the temple for the day's services at the time of the incident and were left shaken by events."

He urged anyone in the area at the time of the robbery, or anyone with information, to contact police.



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