Axe wielding robbers steal cigarettes and cash from Co-op store

The scene at the Co-op store in Queensbury this morning
The scene at the Co-op store in Queensbury this morning

An investigation is underway after axe-wielding robbers took cash and cigarettes in a raid at a Co-op food store.

Enquiries are continuing this morning (Tuesday) into the armed robbery in Queensbury which occurred at about 7.30pm yesterday (Monday).

A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said: “The suspects were reported to have been carrying axes and are believed to have fled in a vehicle with a quantity of cash and cigarettes.

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“Anyone with information which may assist is asked to contact Bradford District CID on 101, quoting crime reference 13190141973, or use the live chat facility at www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat

“Information can also be reported anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.”

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