BREAKING NEWS: Robbers raid Heckmondwike jewellery store

ROBBERS raided a Heckmondwike jewellers this afternoon, (Thursday).

Three men, who police believe were carrying knives, burst into Watch Wise in Market Place today at around 12.30pm.

Witnesses said two men ran off, leaving one inside the shop.

Debbie Morton, who owns nearby shop Morton's Fine Furnishings, said: "I heard a commotion outside and the man that owns the shop came running out screaming for help.

"I think he managed to pull the shutters down and trap one of the men inside the shop and then the police turned up."

Officers cordoned off the area while they searched for clues.

Any witnesses are asked to contact Dewsbury CID on 0845 6060606.