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Armed robber targets convenience store

By Mike Cotton, Town Reporter Tuesday 5th August 2014

AN ARMED robber made off with the contents of the till from a Barnsley convenience store after threatening staff with a gun.


Detectives are now investigating the robbery which took place on Lorne Road, Thurnscoe at about 2pm on August 1 (Friday.)


The man robber escaped with the cash from the register - he's described as white, in his 20s and was wearing a distinctive beige/green coloured, oversized, camouflage coat.

Anyone with information should contact South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident 566 of Friday 1 August.

Alternatively people can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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