Axe wielding robbers steal cigarettes and cash from Co-op store

An investigation is underway after axe-wielding robbers took cash and cigarettes in a raid at a Co-op food store.

The scene at the Co-op store in Queensbury this morning

Enquiries are continuing this morning (Tuesday) into the armed robbery in Queensbury which occurred at about 7.30pm yesterday (Monday).

A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said: “The suspects were reported to have been carrying axes and are believed to have fled in a vehicle with a quantity of cash and cigarettes.

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“Anyone with information which may assist is asked to contact Bradford District CID on 101, quoting crime reference 13190141973, or use the live chat facility at

“Information can also be reported anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.”

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