Man threatened shop assistant and ran off with till

Police scene.
Police scene.

A man made threats to a shop assistant and made off with a till from a store.

Police are appealing for information after the incident at about 6.50pm on Saturday, December 26.

A man entered News Gallery in Heckmondwike Road and threatened the male shop assistant.

The suspect then grabbed the till, which contained cash, and ran out of the shop.

The culprit, whose face was covered, was about 6ft, of average build and wearing dark clothing.

He is believed to have ran off towards School Lane.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Huddersfield CID on 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, which can be called anonymously, on 0800 555111.