Armed robbery at Bradford shop - CCTV appeal

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Police investigating an armed robbery at a shop in Bradford have released images of a car they want to trace.

Three men, who are believed to have been armed with knives,  walked in to a convenience store in Great Horton Road and made demands for cash from the shop assistant.

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The men, who wore in dark clothing and had their faces covered, ran off towards Bradford College after the shop assistant refused to hand over cash.

The car, which is thought to be a new shape Audi A3, was seen in the Great Horton area at the time of the robbery.

The robbery happened at around 2.30am on July 22, but police only released details today.

No one was hurt in the incident, but the offenders are believed to have taken a small quantity of cigarettes and alcohol.  

Detective Inspector Craig McKay, of Bradford District CID, said: “We would be keen to speak to anyone who may have seen this vehicle in the Great Horton area in the early hours of 22 July.  

“We would also like to hear from anyone who saw any suspicious activity in the area around Carlton Street/Grove Terrace in the time leading up to, or just after the incident.” 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Bradford District CID on 101, quoting crime reference 13160313878.

Or to call the independent charity Crimestoppers, who can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555111.