Two pensioners were treated in hospital following an alleged robbery yesterday in Lawkholme.

Police were called to Bingley Street, near the Asda superstore, at about 6.15pm, following reports of a robbery.

Officers detained a 44-year-old man at the scene, and he is currently in custody while enquiries continue.

A police spokesman said: "A 79-year-old woman and an 80-year-old man received treatment at hospital for minor injuries and were subsequently discharged."