Gunman stole drugs after threatening staff at Leeds pharmacy

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A man armed with a gun stole drugs after threatening staff at a Leeds pharmacy today (Friday).

Police were called to reports of a robbery at Lloyds Pharmacy, in Meanwood Road, Meanwood, at about 11.30am.

The man had entered the shop armed with what appeared to be a handgun and threatened staff before taking prescription drugs.

Det Insp Mark Swift, of Leeds CID, said: “A scene is currently in place at the pharmacy and our investigation is at a very early stage.

“I would appeal for anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information that could assist to contact us.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Leeds CID via 101 or call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.