Police investigate armed robbery at South Yorkshire petrol station

editorial image

Police are investigating an armed robbery at a petrol station in South Yorkshire.

At around 3.25pm on Monday, it is reported that a man with his face covered entered a petrol station in Selby Road, near Thorne, and reportedly threatened staff with a metal bar.

A quantity of cash was taken during the incident before the man fled towards Thorne.

He is described as wearing dark jogging bottoms and a black jacket with a dark hooded top underneath.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting incident number 680 of 21 March 2016.