A GANG of masked robbers armed with knives raided a convenience store in Lymm late last night.

The Co-op on Heatley Mere was targeted in an armed robbery shortly after 10pm yesterday, Sunday.

Three men wearing balaclavas entered the shop brandishing a knife and stole cash and cigarettes before fleeing the scene.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Cheshire Police on 101, quoting incident number IML399352, or to call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.