'No staff harmed' during hammer raid at McDonald's drive-thru in Sheffield

McDonald's on Penistone Road, Sheffield. Picture: Google
McDonald's on Penistone Road, Sheffield. Picture: Google
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Fast food chain McDonald's has confirmed no staff members were injured during a raid by a man armed with a hammer.

A man forced open a window at the drive-thru and stole the till at the outlet on Penistone Road, Hillsborough, at 3am yesterday morning.

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A McDonald's spokesperson said: "We can confirm that there was a theft from our Hillsborough restaurant in Sheffield.

"As the drive-thru window was unattended at the time, thankfully none of our staff were affected.

"We will continue support the police in their enquiries.”

A South Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: "It is reported that a man forced open a window of the drive-thru and stole the till.

"The man is said to have been carrying a hammer."

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"Enquiries are now ongoing to identify the offender and anyone with information should call 101 quoting incident number 105 of 11 June 2018."

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No arrests have been made yet.