In a daring escapade, thieves targeted the JD Sports store at Crown Point Retail Park in Leeds, leaving authorities to appeal for witnesses to come forward.

The culprits, who struck on a Sunday evening, used cars to forcefully break through the shutters of the popular sports retailer, according to Leeds District CID. Once inside, the audacious thieves swiftly made away with a haul of clothing items.

The suspects executed their swift getaway in a Nissan Qashqai and a Renault Megane, both of which had been strategically positioned at the scene. Leeds District CID is now actively pursuing a number of leads to apprehend the criminals.

Law enforcement officials are urging anyone who witnessed the incident or may possess footage of the crime to contact Leeds CID at 101, referencing police crime number 13240051929. Additionally, individuals with information can choose to provide details online at www.westyorkshire.police.uk/livechat or anonymously report to the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.