Worker attacked in early hours raid on Leeds petrol station

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A member of staff was attacked during a robbery at a petrol station in Leeds this morning (Tuesday).

Three men walked into the BP garage, in Cardigan Road, Hyde Park, at about 5am and punched one of the three male employees before taking a large amount of cash from the safe and tills.

The men, who were described as Asian, aged in their 20s and dressed in dark clothing, escaped in a silver Toyota Yaris towards Burley Road.

The injured member of staff was treated at Leeds General Infirmary before being discharged. No weapons were seen during the incident.

Detective Inspector Ian Lawrence, of Leeds District CID, said: “This was a frightening incident for the members of staff involved and I would appeal for anyone who was in the area and witnessed the incident to contact us.”

Call Leeds District CID via 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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