Armed robbery at Hunslet B&M store

Police are appealing for witnesses following a robbery at a Leeds retailer yesterday evening (6 December 2023).

Leeds District CID would like to speak with anyone who saw or has information about a robbery at a B&M store on the City South Retail Park on Tulip Street in Hunslet.

It took place around 8pm last night after two masked men walked into the premises and then attacked the tills with a hammer.

Cash was taken from the tills and both males left on foot.

No-one was injured in the incident although staff were left distressed by what took place.

The men were described as wearing dark clothing and face coverings.

Enquiries remain ongoing with Leeds CID.

Detective Inspector Al Cheyne of Leeds CID said:

“We are investigating this robbery which would clearly have been a frightening and upsetting experience for staff members inside, and are appealing for witnesses”.

“We know that two were involved in this offence having left the scene on foot and would also like to speak to anyone who saw the males leaving the retail park.

“Anyone who can assist our enquiries is asked to contact Leeds District CID on 101 referencing crime number 13230674881.

“Information can also be given online at www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livchat or anonymously to the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.”

 

This post is based on a press release issued by West Yorkshire Police

 

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One Reply to “Armed robbery at Hunslet B&M store”

  1. Terrible that this has happened, thank goodness no one was physically injured , hope the staff recover from the distress this will have caused them and that the perpetrators can be found very soon

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