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Masked raiders smash through gun-shop wall in Sheffield

Masked raiders have smashed their way into a Sheffield gun-shop prompting fears that the weapons could be used in the city. Credit: ITV News

Masked raiders have smashed their way into a Sheffield gun-shop, prompting fears that the weapons could be used in crime across the city.

The thieves are thought to have used sledgehammers to knock two holes through the walls of 'All Guns Discounted' last night.

They stole a number of shotguns and ammunition, before leaving the scene in a dark coloured Vauxhall Astra style vehicle.

They stole a number of shotguns and ammunition, before leaving the scene in a dark coloured Vauxhall Astra style vehicle. Credit: ITV News

Police officers arrived at the store on Leigh Street, Attercliffe, this morning, following the discovery of the raid.

A spokesperson from South Yorkshire Police said: "Officers are carrying out enquiries at the scene this morning, as well as a review of CCTV".

  • Anyone with information about the burglary is urged to contact the police on 101.