Armed robbery at Hillfoot Garage in Bearsden

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Staff at Hillfoot garage in Bearsden were subjected to a terrifying ordeal last night (Sunday, May 1) when an armed robber burst in and demanded money.

The garage on Milngavie Road was closed and cordoned off at around 7.20pm when the police arrived and enquiries are still at an early stage.

Hillfoot Garage Image: Colin Fisher of www.cdfimages.com

Hillfoot Garage Image: Colin Fisher of www.cdfimages.com

The police have not confirmed what weapon the man was carrying yet but a source has confirmed that it was not a gun. Officers are checking CCTV camera footage.

A member of staff at the garage, who asked not to be named, said: “It was a very scary experience for all the staff and my thoughts are with them just now.

“It was very unpleasant and we are dealing with it just now so I can’t really say any more.”