Staff left shaken after man brandishing knife barricaded himself in Doncaster shop

The incident occurred at the One Stop shop in Woodlands at around 5.20pm last night, when a man ran into the shop brandishing a knife.
The incident occurred at the One Stop shop in Woodlands at around 5.20pm last night, when a man ran into the shop brandishing a knife.
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Members of staff working at a Doncaster shop have been left feeling shaken, after a man brandishing a knife barricaded himself inside and said he was fleeing from a street brawl.

The incident occurred at the One Stop shop in Woodlands at around 5.20pm last night, when a man ran into the shop brandishing a knife.

According to a resident, who wishes to remain anonymous, the man told staff he was being chased and barricaded himself the stockroom and refused to leave.

Police were called, and arrived on the scene at around 5.40pm.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman confirmed that a 23-year-old man has been arrested for assault in relation to the incident.