Axe attack at Nottingham Co-op

Police outside the Co-op on Mansfield Road in Sherwood Credit: ITV News Central

Police are hunting three armed robbers who threatened staff at a supermarket in Nottingham with what is believed to be an axe. The gang struck at 9.50pm last night, just before the store on Mansfield Road in Sherwood was due to close for the day.

The gang struck at 9.50pm last night, just before the store on Mansfield Road in Sherwood was due to close for the day. The three men demanded money but left empty-handed, leaving shop workers badly shaken but unhurt.

This morning, staff turning up for work found the shop closed while police investigations continue at the scene. It's not known when it will re-open.

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Axe attack in Co-op

Police are hunting three armed robbers who threatened staff at a supermarket in Nottingham with what is believed to be an axe.