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Men attacked and robbed as they sit in parked car in East Finchley

PUBLISHED: 09:56 16 August 2017 | UPDATED: 10:44 16 August 2017

Police have released CCTV footage in an appeal to help identify a group of men following a violent robbery in East Finchley.

The incident occurred shortly before 11 pm last night in Long Lane.

The victims -two men aged 21 and 26 - were in a parked car at the junction with Trinity Road when they were approached by six males wearing balaclavas and armed with knives.

The suspects had arrived at the scene in a black Ford Galaxy.

The victims were assaulted and a Rolex watch and a wallet were stolen. As the suspects left the scene on foot, a substance - later found to be non-acidic- was sprayed at the victims.

The victims were treated for minor injuries.

Information can also be reported anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or at crimestoppers-uk.org.

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