POLICE are investigating a robbery at a petrol station in Wrexham.

Shortly before 12.20am on Sunday (June 9), North Wales Police said it is reported two masked men threatened a member of staff at the Esso garage on Wrexham Road, Rhostyllen, before making off with tobacco and cash.

Detective Inspector Chris Owen said: “We are following some good lines of enquiry as our investigation into this incident continues.

“I would like to reassure the community that incidents of this nature are rare in Wrexham, and there is not believed to be any wider threat to the community.”

Anyone with information that could assist with the investigation should contact police via the website or by calling 101, quoting reference 2400051887.

Witnesses said the petrol station was closed on Sunday, with police tape cordoning it off.