Second armed robbery in South Yorkshire town within 48 hours

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A second armed robbery has been reported in a South Yorkshire town within the space of 48 hours.

Robbers struck at Select Convenience on Station Road, Swinton, Rotherham, at 5.50am today.

A member of staff said a knife was seen in the raid.

On Wednesday two robbers struck at Martin McColls newsagents in Thomas Street, Swinton.

A shop worker was also threatened with a knife before the robbers grabbed cash and cigarettes.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.