Halifax jewellers hit by second raid in a month
Watches worth hundreds of thousands of pounds have been stolen from a Halifax jewellers for the second time in a month.
Three men armed with a gun, crowbars and hammer threatened staff at Lister Horsfall on Thursday.
Det Con Lee Mason of West Yorkshire Police said the incident had been "extremely frightening and horrific" for staff.
A large quantity of watches was also stolen from the shop on 5 January.
'Shocked and shaken'
Police said the men ran up Cheapside from the shop on Corn Market, and on towards Georges Square. A number of people would have seen them fleeing the scene.
"It is difficult to imagine how it feels to have a gun pointed at you," Det Con Mason said.
"The staff members involved were understandably left shocked and extremely shaken by their ordeal.
"Fortunately no one was injured as a result of the incident."