Leeds man arrested in connection with Co-op cash-in-transit robbery

Sherburn in Elmet: Leeds man arrested in connection with Co-op cash-in-transit robbery.

Detectives investigating a cash-in-transit robbery at Sherburn in Elmet have made an arrest. The robbery occurred at the Co-op store on Finkle Hill on Friday 21 August 2020. It was reported to North Yorkshire Police at 8.18am.

Two men wearing balaclavas and carrying knives approached security staff before they made off in a white vehicle with a large amount of money. No-one was injured during the incident.

Extensive enquiries have been ongoing to identify those involved.

On Monday (31 August 2020) evening, a 25-year-old man from Leeds was arrested at Manchester Airport. Following questioning he was released on conditional police bail while the investigation continues.

The appeal for witnesses and information about the incident is ongoing, including any dash-cam footage from passing motorists.

If you can help the investigation, please call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1, and speak to the Force Control Room.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or got to www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

Please quote reference number 12200145446 when providing details.

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