Police continue to hunt for armed robbers

By Declan Maher

A fresh appeal has been for information over an armed robbery has been issued by police.

South Yorkshire police are appealing for information about the robbery, which happened at approximately 5:30pm on 11 May.

The men, who reportedly had their faces covered, went in to the RJ Trading store in Staniforth and threatened staff with handguns, although nobody was hurt.
The took money and left the shop in the direction of Nidd Road.
Detective Constable Paul Lydon, the investigating officer, said: “The men are both described as Asian, about 6ft tall and of slim builds.”
Two 17 year old boys have been arrested in connection with the incident and have since been bailed pending further enquiries.
DC Lydon said: “We are continuing to follow up a number of lines of enquiry and I would like to urge anyone who has any information about this incident to contact police.”
If you have any information, please call 101 quoting incident number 867 of 11 May 2016.

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