Knifeman threatens Rotherham travel agents staff during terrifying raid

Police would like to speak to this man in connection with an armed raid in Rotherham.
Police would like to speak to this man in connection with an armed raid in Rotherham.
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A man threatened terrified staff with a knife at a Rotherham travel agents and demanded money.

The incident happened on Bridgegate in Rotherham town centre at 4.35pm yesterday (Wednesday, July 15) when the man told staff to open a safe while brandishing a blade.

Police would like to speak to this man in connection with an armed raid in Rotherham.

Police would like to speak to this man in connection with an armed raid in Rotherham.

He fled the scene with a substantial amount of money and was seen running up Bridgegate towards All Saints Square.

South Yorkshire Police have released two CCTV images of a man they are tracing in connection with the incident.

Anyone who recognises the man in the CCTV images, or if anyone witnessed the incident, is asked to call 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111, quoting incident number 1327 of 16 July 2015.