South Yorkshire: Police appeal for help after armed robbery in Aughton


Police are appealing for help after an armed robbery at a shop in Aughton on Tuesday.

At around 4pm, police were called to a shop in Aughton Road, Sheffield, following reports that two men had entered the shop and threatened staff with what appeared to be a handgun.

The men, who had their faces covered, made off with a quantity of money.

They are believed to have run out of the shop and down a gennel on the other side of Aughton Road.

Officers continue their enquiries in the local area, but would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 631 of 22 April 2014.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.