Police renew appeal to trace Ilkley jeweller raiders

Robbers strike at Lister Horsfall in Ilkley on Thursday, April 3

Robbers strike at Lister Horsfall in Ilkley on Thursday, April 3

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Police have renewed their appeal for witnesses and footage of the attack on an Ilkley jewellers as investigations continue.

West Yorkshire Police said they were still going through all the evidence from the robbery at Lister Horsfall, which happened on Thursday, April 3.

The attack, which saw axe-wielding raiders smash holes in the window of the Brook Street shop before driving off at high speed, narrowly missing pedestrians on the pavement, was witnesses by many passers-by and drivers.

But police would like to hear from any more witnesses, who have yet to come forward, and asked for any more video or photographic footage captured by members of the public.

The robbers, dressed in overalls and balaclavas, struck at about 1.30pm. The Honda Civic getaway car was later found burning on Hampshire Close.

Witnesses are asked to contact Bradford District Reactive CID by calling 101, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on (0800) 555111.

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