Dramatic footage shows aftermath of ram raid on Flannels in Leeds city centre

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Dramatic footage has emerged following a ram raid on a popular Leeds city centre clothing store.

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the scene at Flannels on Tuesday morning. PIC: Waddie Cho

the scene at Flannels on Tuesday morning. PIC: Waddie Cho

Police are appealing for witnesses after Flannels, on Vicar Lane, was ram raided by a silver transit van at around 10.50pm on Monday, June 25.

Items of clothing were stolen with the offenders escaping in a black Audi estate car.

The van used has now been recovered and enquiries are ongoing.

A police spokesperson said: "We had a report of a ram raid at Flannels in Vicar Lane about 10.50pm last night – a silver transit van used to gain entry to the store and items of clothing stolen by offenders who left the scene in a black Audi estate.

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"The van has been recovered for forensic examination and a scene remains in place at the shop for forensic work this morning.

"Enquiries are ongoing into the incident.

"Anyone who witnessed it or who has any information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact Leeds District CID via 101 quoting crime reference 13180309802."

The same store was also targeted in December 2017.

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