Robbers armed with hammers threatened a supermarket worker.
Three men burst into the Co-op, in Outwood, and threatened a female worker with the hammer.
They forced staff to hand over cash and cigarettes before escaping in a blue car.
The incident happened just after 10pm at the Meadow Vale store last on Wednesday night .
Anyone with any information should call Wakefield CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.