Knife robbers snatch cash during Leeds Building Society raid

Leeds Building Society in Roundhay. Pic: Google.
Leeds Building Society in Roundhay. Pic: Google.
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Armed robbers threatened Leeds Building Society staff with a knife during a raid.

Detectives are appealing for information after the incident at the Street Lane branch in Roundhay on Wednesday, March 22.

It occurred at around 2.10pm, when three suspects armed with a knife entered and threatened staff.

The suspects entered the staff area and removed a small quantity of cash.  

They then made off in a white car waiting outside. There were no injuries to any members of the public or staff at the premises. 

Detective Inspector, Amanda Wimbles, of Leeds CID, said: “This was an extremely distressing incident for the staff members involved and for the customers present. 

“Our enquiries remain ongoing and I would urge anyone who has any information on this incident to get in touch with police.” 

Anyone with any information is asked to contact DC Hutton at Leeds CID on 101, quoting 13170131055.