Two men who robbed a pawnbrokers with an imitation gun while dressed in burkas were foiled after passers-by noticed they did not walk like women.

The members of the public raised the alarm and unarmed officers tackled Michael Lindo, 34, and Aaron Dumetz, 24, as they fled the scene in Brixton.

The pair grabbed cash and jewellery worth more than £64,000 after holding two terrified women at gunpoint at the Harvey and Thompson pawnbrokers in Atlantic Road in May this year.

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