Doncaster cash shop robbery bid

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A masked man who tried to rob a Doncaster town centre shop is being hunted by police.

Police are appealing for information after the attempted robbery at The Cheque Shop in St Sepulchre Gate.

A man entered the store and allegedly threatened staff with what appears to have been a firearm, asking for money from the till, at around 2.55pm on Wednesday.

The man left the shop empty handed, heading in the direction of Trafford Way.

He is described as being slim and around 5ft 7ins tall, wearing a black scarf around his face, dark tracksuit bottoms with a black jacket.

Nobody was injured during the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting incident number 578 of March 5, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.