POLICE are on the scene of a robbery at a jeweller’s in Stevenage.

Police were called at 11.10am today (Thursday) to Lourdes Gold House in Market Place by an off-duty officer who was witnessing a robbery at the store.

The offenders have made off with a number of items, and a search for them is underway.

A staff member has been taken to Lister Hospital in Stevenage with head injuries.

Police have placed a cordon around the crime scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call Herts Police’s non-emergency number 0845 33 00 222.