Robbery at newsagent’s

Police tape
Police tape

Police are investigating after a violent thug is understood to have attacked a Conisbrough newsagent with a hammer during a robbery at a newsagents in the town.

The newsagent, who has not been named by police, would not talk about the incident this week.

A police spokesperson said: “This investigation is in the very early stages as you appreciate it only happened a few days ago. It was reported to South Yorkshire Police that there was a robbery at a premises on Church Street in Conisborough at 5.28am on Sunday 22 April, this is currently being investigated by South Yorkshire Police”.