Armed robber demanded the till from a Doncaster shop but left with the charity box

South Yorkshire Police have confirmed that an investigation is underway after an armed robbery at a convenience store in Hexthorpe on Saturday morning (September 18).

Wednesday, 22nd September 2021, 4:37 pm
Updated Wednesday, 22nd September 2021, 4:38 pm

A spokesman said: “At 6am, an unknown offender entered the store in Urban Road, reportedly armed with a knife.

"He demanded the till but when the victim refused, he is said to have taken the charity box from the counter and left.

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“Nobody was injured and enquiries are now ongoing.”

If anyone has any information call 101.

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