Robbers wielding baseball bats target Sheffield store

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Four raiders armed with baseball bats threatened a shopkeeper during a robbery at a Sheffield convenience store.

The men struck at the Premier Convenience Store on Bramall Lane Shortly shortly after midnight this morning.

Three men, two carrying baseball bats, entered the store and ordered the man to hand over money from the till, while a fourth man remained outside the store.

The group made off in the direction of London Road, on foot, with a quantity of cash and cigarettes.

The shopkeeper, aged 24, was shaken but otherwise unhurt.

The first man was around 5ft 10ins and of athletic build. He was a white in his mid to late 20s and had facial hair. He was wearing a cream-coloured cap, a light-coloured jacket with epaulettes on the sleeves and dark-coloured trousers.

The second man was dressed all in black, aside from a grey hood. He was average build and wearing grey canvas shoes.

The third was also wearing all black clothing and had his hood up with a cap underneath. He was around 5ft 8ins tall and wearing black shoes with a white trim.

The fourth man, who remained outside the shop, was wearing dark trousers and shoes, a blue top, a red hooded top and a blue bodywarmer, with the upper chest and shoulders in black.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting incident number six of 26 February 2014. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.