Seven armed robberies in a matter of weeks have been carried out across Leeds - including an armed robbery with a gun at a building society and a raid on a newsagent with a meat cleaver.
The robberies have taken place between November 13 and December 4. Many of them involved the use of guns.
-On Tuesday (December 6) seven men aged between 14 and 25 were arrested in connection with three Leeds armed robberies.
THE FULL LIST OF ARMED ROBBERIES - if you know anything, call police on 101
1. Robbery in Horsforth armed robbery at McColls in Broadgate Lane, Horsforth, Saturday, November 26 at around 4.30pm.
2. Robbery in Tinshill: robbery with knife and meat cleaver Paddy’s News and Booze in Tinshill Lane, Tinshill, 6pm on Wednesday, November 25.
3. Robbery at R and S Newsagents in Raynel Approach, Ireland Wood, 8pm Saturday, November 26
4. Leeds Building Society, Station Road, Crossgates, at 12.50pm, Wednesday, November 31
5. Yousaf Newsagent, Fraser Street, Burmantofts, Sunday, December 4
6. Logan Stores, Otley Old Road, Ireland Wood, 8.25pm, Tuesday November 29
7. Sheikh's Store, in Beeston, at 2.40pm on Sunday, November 13
The trio of 'frightening' robberies
ARMED robbers have targeted three shops in north Leeds in less than a week, police confirmed today.
Now detectives are looking at whether the “frightening” robberies in Horsforth, Tinshill and Ireland Wood could be connected
The building society robbery
Terrifying CCTV images showing a man pointing a gun during a building society robbery in Leeds have been released.
Detectives issued the footage after two masked men burst into Leeds Building Society, in Station Road, Crossgates, at 12.50pm.
Knifepoint robbery at newsagent
A MASKED man threatened a Leeds shopkeeper at knifepoint before stealing cash from the till.
The robber struck at Yousaf Newsagent in Fraser Street, Burmantofts, at around 5.30pm.
Brave woman fought back in knife robbery
A brave Leeds shop worker fought back against a robber after he threatened her at knifepoint.
He then threatened the woman, who was working in the shop alone, with a kitchen knife and demanded cash.
If you have any information on the robberies, call South Yorkshire Police