Two arrested in police operation after Halifax armed robbery

Police have arrested two men in connection with an armed robbery at a jewellers in Halifax.

Kingston Diamond Merchants in Halifax was targeted by robbers.

At around 7pm tonight, police carried out a planned operation in the Haugh Shaw Road area of the town.

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The men, aged 37 and 45, were arrested in connection with the armed robbery at Kingston Diamond Merchants in Old Market yesterday afternoon.

A spokesman said a taser was discharged during the operation.

The robbery was the second at a jewellery shop in Calderdale within a week after Duranczyk T&G in Hebden Bridge was targeted on Friday.