Armed robbery closes Grotton store

SHORTLY before 7.40 am on Thursday 31st October 2019, police were called to a report of an armed robbery at the Co-Op on Oldham Road, Grotton.

Two men – wearing balaclavas – entered the store armed with machetes and a meat cleaver and threatened staff. The men then fled the store with the a quantity of cash.

No one was injured but the employees were left understandably shaken.

No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing.

Anyone with information should call police on 0161 856 3639 quoting incident number 496 of 31/10/2019, or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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