BREAKING: Armed robbery at Leeds city centre watch shop

MASKED armed robbers struck at a watch shop in the upmarket Victoria Quarter in Leeds city centre this morning.

Monday, 17th July 2017, 12:32 pm
Updated Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 8:45 am
County Arcade, Leeds.

Police said three men wearing balaclavas who were armed with hammers, axes and a fire extinguisher smashed display cabinets at Watchfinder in County Arcade at Victoria Quarter before escaping with items during the raid just after 10am this morning. (Mon July 17)

They left the scene in a car driven by a fourth man.

Detectives from Leeds Distritct CID are currently at the scene as investigations continue.

Witnesses are asked to call police on 101, quoting log number 522 of July 17.