Two armed men have robbed a store near Wrexham.

Two men entered the Co-Op shop in Bedwell Road, Cross Lanes at around 9.50pm on Sunday June 17 and threatened a member of staff with a knife before stealing cash from the safe.

The suspects, wearing black clothes had their faces covered and made off in a black vehicle with tinted glass, being driven by a third suspect.

The Leader:

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The store has been closed this morning following the incident but is expected to reopen this afternoon.

DI Mark Hughes of Wrexham CID said: "Fortunately the member of staff wasn’t hurt, but was extremely shaken by this frightening ordeal.

"I am appealing to anyone who may have seen these suspects or the vehicle, possibly an old style VW Golf, or anyone who has information to contact police on 101 quoting reference W081538.”

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A spokesperson for the Co-op, said: "Intruders armed with a knife entered our Bedwell Road store yesterday evening (Sunday, 17 June) at around 10pm.

"Fortunately, no one was hurt, however colleagues are shaken.

"The Co-op works with police and other crime prevention bodies, implementing a range of measures to deter and disrupt criminal activity and, to increase the likelihood of convictions, and we appeal for anyone with information to come forward to police who are investigating.

"The store is expected to re-open this afternoon (Monday, 18 June) to serve the community.”