AN investigation has been launched following a reported armed robbery at a convenience store.

Police were called to Premier Express, on Pearson Crescent, Wombwell at just after 9.30pm on Wednesday.

It is reported that a man entered the store and threatened a member of staff with a knife before fleeing the scene with money from the till.

A police spokesman said: “No-one was injured during the robbery and officers are continuing their enquires.

"Anyone with information and witnesses are asked to contact 101, quoting incident number 529 of May 29.”