Delivery driver ambushed by robbers in Rotherham

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Two robbers escaped with a huge haul of cigarettes after ambushing a delivery driver in Rotherham.

The thugs struck as a driver was delivering the cigarettes to a Sainsbury’s Local store on Flanderwell Lane, Sunnyside.

Police said a white van with four men inside pulled up alongside the delivery driver at around 12.30pm on Monday.

Two got out and threatened the driver.

All the men were described as white, in their twenties, and wearing dark clothing with hoods or hats.

One of the suspects was around 6ft tall, of a stocky build, with brown wavy hair, a brown beard, and glasses. He was wearing a woollen hat.

n Anyone with information about the robbery should call police on 101.