Police appeal for information following attempted robbery at Holmfirth convenience store

Police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted robbery at a convenience store in Netherthong, Holmfirth

Officers would like to speak to anyone who has information about the incident which took place at the Londis shop on Town Gate at about 6.35pm on Sunday, February 16.

The offence occurred after two suspects entered the store and threatened a male shopkeeper inside with bladed weapons.

They fled empty handed after being chased out by the shopkeeper who they had initially pushed to the floor.

The suspects, believed to be a man and woman, had their faces covered.

A 38-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the offence and released under investigation.

Any witnesses or anyone who has information is asked to contact PC 3908 McCarter at Huddersfield Crimes Investigation Department via 101

Information can also be given anonymously to the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.

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