Armed robbery at Rawmarsh

Police tape.
Police tape.

A robber armed with a weapon thought to be an axe stormed a Rawmarsh supermarket earlier this evening.

The incident took place at Sainsburys supermarket on Thorogate, Rawmarsh, before 9pm.

A man wearing a balaclava and wielding a weapon is believed to have run in to the shop shouting to people to get down, before making a get- away with cash from the till.

Police are investigating.