Armed robbers still at large after Costco raid in Sheffield

Armed robbers are still at large after a gang struck at Costco in Sheffield over the weekend,

Monday, 29th April 2019, 10:15 am
Updated Monday, 29th April 2019, 13:23 pm

A three-strong gang, armed with weapons including a gun, struck at the Parkway Drive store, Darnall, at 4.40pm, yesterday.

One of the armed men involved in a raid at Costco in Sheffield

Video footage of the aftermath of the incident captured the masked men running away from the store and leaving in a blue car.

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South Yorkshire Police said nobody was injured in the raid.

It has not yet been revealed what was stolen.

Posting on Facebook, witness Amy Hewitt claimed on of the robbers was armed with a hammer and tried to steal jewellery form the store.

She said: “They were trying to get the jewellery one of them had a hammer trying to smash the glass cabinet.

“Not the best experience I’ve ever had.”

Anyone with any information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident 622 of April 28.

Crimestoppers can be contacted, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.