Man threatened petrol station staff with dumbbell in Wakefield robbery

CCTV released after man threatened petrol station staff with a dumbbell as he robbed a service station in Wakefield. Photo credit: West Yorkshire Police.
CCTV released after man threatened petrol station staff with a dumbbell as he robbed a service station in Wakefield. Photo credit: West Yorkshire Police.

A man threatened petrol station staff with a dumbbell as he robbed a service station in Wakefield.

The robbery took place at the Jet petrol station on Doncaster Road South at about 5am on Wednesday, March 6.

A white man in his 30s entered and threatened the staff with a dumbbell before fleeing the scene with alcohol and cash.

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He left in a Mercedes B class car in the direction of South Elmsall High Street.

Police believe the car was manufactured between 2005 and 2010.

The male was wearing a distinctive multi-coloured bandanna around his face.

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Wakefield District CID have asked anyone with information to contact them on 101 referencing crime number 13190114833.