Police hunt men on A6 after robbery at garage

Police chase men on A6
Police chase men on A6

Police are hunting three men on the A6 between Galgate and Scorton after a cash transit vehicle was stolen.

Men wearing masks and dark coloured clothing, with one carrying an axe, approached a Shell garage on Hatfield Avenue in Fleetwood shortly before 8am this morning.

Police were called to the scene after reports three men had robbed a cash in transit vehicle.

A substantial amount of cash is understood to have been taken during the incident.

Detectives believe the men left the scene in a dark coloured sports car, possibly an Audi or BMW, before changing into a white Audi 4x4.

Investigations are continuing.

If you have any information please call Lancashire Police on 101 quoting reference LC-20151007-0188.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at Crimestoppers-uk.org.