Gunman and man with axe wanted over garage robbery in South Yorkshire

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A man with a gun and another with an axe are being hunted over a robbery at a South Yorkshire garage.

The men, who were wearing masks, threatened garage workers and demanded cash at a lock-up in Spring Street, Town End, Barnsley.

Neither weapon was used but the garage workers were assaulted.

Damage was also caused to two cars parked in the garage.

Detective Sergeant Pete Swift, of South Yorkshire Police, said: “Thankfully, the victims were not seriously injured during the incident, however we are treating this as a priority and have a team of officers working to identify the men involved.

“I’d like to ask for anyone who saw what happened, or who knows who is responsible for this attack, to please come forward to help us with our enquiries.

Anyone with information about the incident at 8.20pm on Wednesday, February 22 should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.