Six arrested over armed robbery

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Six people have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery on a middle-aged woman.

Three men aged 24, 22 and 21, and a 20-year-old woman are in custody. Two women aged 23 and 21 have also been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit robbery, and have been bailed pending further enquiries.

The woman was robbed at gunpoint as she walked along Nelson Street in Birstall on Tuesday morning.

Detectives believe the man stole a “large amount” of cash.