BREAKING: Armed robbery at Leeds city centre watch shop

MASKED armed robbers struck at a watch shop in the upmarket Victoria Quarter in Leeds city centre this morning.

County Arcade, Leeds.

Police said three men wearing balaclavas who were armed with hammers, axes and a fire extinguisher smashed display cabinets at Watchfinder in County Arcade at Victoria Quarter before escaping with items during the raid just after 10am this morning. (Mon July 17)

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They left the scene in a car driven by a fourth man.

Detectives from Leeds Distritct CID are currently at the scene as investigations continue.

Witnesses are asked to call police on 101, quoting log number 522 of July 17.