Robbers with machetes steal cash and cigarettes from Sheffield shop

Two robbers brandishing machetes raided a shop in Sheffield
Two robbers brandishing machetes raided a shop in Sheffield

Two robbers armed with machetes escaped with £2,000 in cash after threatening staff in a Sheffield shop.

They struck at the Premier store on Buchanan Road, Parson Cross, at 9.30pm on Thursday, May 10.

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South Yorkshire Police said that in addition to the cash, the robbers also stole a quantity of cigarettes.

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A force spokesman said: "Two unknown offenders entered the Premier store on Buchanan Road brandishing machetes.

"Threats were made to the staff and the offenders left with £2,000 and an unspecified amount of cigarettes."

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.