Chemist staff left shaken after knife point robbery in Halifax

Staff at a West Yorkshire chemist have been left shaken after a knife point robbery.

The chemist shop in Halifax.

It happened at the Heath Pharmacy Ltd on Free School Lane in Halifax earlier this afternoon (Friday).

On the business' Facebook page a spokesperson said: "You may have heard that we were robbed at knife point this afternoon. We are all ok and unharmed but quite shaken up."

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They apologised for the disruption to daily business as the incident had left them unable to hand out prescriptions.

The statement added: "Thank you to everyone who agreed to come back at a later time for your prescriptions as we were in no fit state to deal with them."

West Yorkshire Police were last night unable to comment on the alleged incident.