Gunman hunted over armed robbery at Sheffield petrol station

A police search is underway for a gunman who held up a petrol station in Sheffield.

Esso service station, Manor
Esso service station, Manor

The man struck at the Esso service station on Prince of Wales Road, Manor, after walking into the shop with a bag containing a small, black gun.

He fled, with a quantity of cash, on a scooter and was last seen heading in the direction of Manor Top.

South Yorkshire Police said the robber was around 25-27 years old, white and was wearing a black balaclava.

Anyone with information about the incident at 9.10pm on Tuesday should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.