Cricket bat-wielding robber raids supermarket in Manor Top, Sheffield

A robber armed with a cricket bat struck at a Sheffield grocery store, making off with a large sum of cash, police have said.

Monday, 5th December 2016, 2:22 pm
Updated Tuesday, 6th December 2016, 3:24 pm

A member of staff was injured during the raid at Jack Fultons supermarket in Ridgeway Road, Manor Top, yesterday afternoon.

Police said a man had entered the store at around 4.30pm armed with a bat and threatened an employee, who sustained minor injuries, before making off with a 'large quantity' of cash.

The robber is described as a white man who was wearing a blue and white jacket and a woolly hat, and was holding a carrier bag.

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Anyone who witnessed the robbery or was in the area at the time is asked to call police on 101, quoting incident number 814 of December 4. The Star's mobile app now for FREE