Man due in court over Costco raid in Sheffield

A man is due in court today after being charged over an armed robbery at Costco in Sheffield.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 09 May, 2019, 09:29

James Allen, aged 40, of no fixed abode, has been charged with robbery, possession of an offensive weapon and driving offences following a raid at Costco, Parkway Drive, Darnall, on Sunday, April 28.

A man has been charged over an armed robbery at Costco in Sheffield

He is due to appear at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court this morning.

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Two masked men raided Costco after arriving in a blue Ford Focus and running into the store with a hammer and a sawn-off shotgun.

Jewellery worth over £12,000 was stolen in the raid.

Witnesses or anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 622 of April 28.