Terrifying armed robbery at Kilnhurst shop

CRIME: Crime scene.
CRIME: Crime scene.

Shop workers were threatened by armed robbers carrying a firearm during a terrifying raid in Kilnhurst last night.

A police spokeswoman said two men entered Blaney’s Newsagents in Highthorn Road, Kilnhurst, at 8pm and “threatened employees with what is believed to be a firearm.”

The men fled the scene with a substantial sum of money. Officers searched the surrounding area but could not locate the offenders.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 828 of 6 January 2015 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.