Armed robbery in Wetherby Town Centre

Police are appealing for information following an armed robbery at a jewellers on Wetherby High Street this morning.

Officers were called to Caines Jewellers at 9.14am after three male suspects threatened staff with a gun and hammers.

The suspects who, were all wearing black with face coverings, are thought to have left the area in a blue Subaru Impreza vehicle.

This has been recovered from nearby Walton Road.

At this stage there are not believed to be any injuries and police are asking anyone who may have seen the vehicle in the area either prior to or immediately after the robbery took place to come forward.

A number of areas were sealed off while investigations continue.

Anyone with information is asked to contact West Yorkshire Police on 0845 60 60 606 or Wetherby Police on 0113 2855374.