Following a Thames Valley Police investigation, two men have been sentenced for robbery in Princes Risborough.
Thomas Ayling, aged 36 and Adam Booth, aged 40, both of Crossfield Road, Princes Risborough pleaded guilty to robbery at Amersham Crown Court on Monday (6/6).
Ayling was sentenced to three years in prison while Booth was sentenced to two years and four months.
The sentencing relates to an incident at the Co-op on Bell Street, Princes Risborough on 6 May this year.
Ayling and Booth entered the shop went behind the till and threatened staff with a hammer, before using the hammer to open the tills and steal money.
Investigating officer, PC Gemma Thompson, based at High Wycombe police station, said: “I would like to thank all those colleagues involved in the successful conviction of the offenders and am pleased that the victims of this burglary can gain some closure from this successful outcome.
“I hope that this shows that Thames Valley Police will not tolerate violent offences of this nature in our policing areas and will always work hard to prosecute the offenders who commit these heinous crimes.”