Leeds designer store Flannels hit by ram-raiders

RAM-RAIDERS have again targeted high-end Leeds city centre store Flannels.

Flannels in Vicar Lane. Photo: Google

Three cars are believed to have been used in the latest attack this evening, with the raiders leaving one hanging half-way out of the building as they fled in the other vehicles.

It is not yet known what goods the thieves have taken.

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A police spokesman said a cordon was now in place around the shop, in Vicar Lane, after police were called shortly after 9pm today (August 20). The road is open to traffic.

Flannels in Vicar Lane. Photo: Google

He said: "We had quite a few calls about a ram-raid ongoing. It would appear there were three cars being used: a Nissan Qashqai, which is still in the shop, a BMW X1, which we believe has been used to leave the scene, and a red car."

It is the third time in nine months that the designer store has been ram-raided.

Thieves struck in December last year and again on June 25.