McDonald's workers threatened in armed robbery

Police were called to an armed robbery in Peterborough this morning. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

Staff at a McDonald's restaurant in Peterborough were threatened during an armed robbery this morning.

Cambridgeshire Police were called to Padholme Road just before 10.45am today.

A man wearing a balaclava and high-visibility yellow jacket threatened staff and demanded money.

Police said he made off with the cash but no-one was injured.

A spokesman said: “We’re searching the area, checking CCTV and speaking to witnesses."