Swansea shotgun robbery

Police are searching for two men who stole hundreds of pounds from a Swansea shop on Saturday. Officers say the men entered Dylan’s Wine Merchants in Sketty at around 11.50am, where one wielded a shotgun and ordered the shopkeeper to hand over money.

E-fit released of Sketty shotgun robber

The robbers stole hundreds of pounds from the shop Credit: South Wales Police

Police investigating an armed robbery at a wine merchants in Sketty, Swansea have released an E-fit picture of one of the men wanted in connection with the offence.

The men, dressed in fluorescent overalls, entered Dylan’s Wine Merchants at around 11.50am on February 2nd. One wielded a shotgun, and ordered the shopkeeper to hand over money.

They left with hundreds of pounds, along with a van belonging to the shop.

"Several active lines of enquiry are being pursued" says Detective Inspector Darren George.

“I am keen to hear from anyone who was in the Dillwyn Road area of Sketty between 10am and 12.30pm on Saturday or the Briar Dene area of Sketty Park where the van was later deposited".

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Shotgun robbery at wine merchants in Sketty, Swansea

South Wales Police are searching for two men who stole hundreds of pounds from a shop in Swansea on Saturday.

The men, dressed in fluorescent overalls, entered Dylan’s Wine Merchants in Sketty at around 11.50am. One wielded a shotgun, and ordered the shopkeeper to hand over money.

They left with hundreds of pounds, along with a van belonging to the shop. The vehicle was found abandoned in a lane an hour later.

The male who was armed is described as being white, and between 5ft 8 and 5ft 10, with an average build.

His accomplice was taller, between 6ft 2and 6ft 4 and has been described as having a skinny build.

Officers are appealing to anybody who may have seen these men to contact them.

In particular, anyone who was in the Dilwyn Road area just before midday, or in the Briar Dene area between midday and 2pm, who may have noticed something suspicious, is urged to contact police.

– South Wales Police