Ram raiders hunted after failed attempt to break into Sheffield store

A police hunt has been launched for ram raiders who reversed a vehicle into the shutters of a Sheffield shop in a bid to force entry.

Thursday, 4th April 2019, 10:08 am
Updated Thursday, 4th April 2019, 10:19 am
Ram raiders tried to break into Awan Foodmarket and Newsagents in Parson Cross, Sheffield

They struck Awan Foodmarket and Newsagents in Buchanan Road, Parson Cross, at 4am on Tuesday.

Ram raiders tried to break into Awan Foodmarket and Newsagents in Parson Cross, Sheffield

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South Yorkshire Police said the raiders failed to gain entry.

Just over an hour later, ram raiders also attempted to gain entry to the Co-op on High Street, Ecclesfield.

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Again, a vehicle was driven into the shutters but entry to the shop was not gained.

South Yorkshire Police have not disclosed whether the incidents are being linked.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.