Teen threatens petrol station worker with gun in Sheffield armed robbery

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Police are hunting a teenager who threatened a petrol station worker with a handgun in a Sheffield armed robbery.

The teenager, believed to be aged between 16 and 18, took cigarettes and cash in the robbery at the petrol station in Beighton last night.

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Police were called just before 9pm after the offender had threatened a staff member at the High Street service station.

He left in the direction of Woodhouse Lane after the money and cigarettes were handed over.

A spokesman for South Yorkshire Police said: “The staff member was left shaken but did not suffer any injuries during the incident.

“The offender is described as white, between 16 and 18-years-old, around 5ft 8ins tall, and of stocky build.

“He was wearing a grey top and tracksuit bottoms and spoke with a local accent.”

Anyone with information is asked to call South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 959 of Wednesday 8 October.