Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Knifeman Steals Cash and Vodka from Shop

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Knifeman Steals Cash and Vodka from Shop

Article excerpt

A MAN brandishing a knife stole cash and vodka from a newsagents in Oldham.

The robber entered the One Stop Shop, on Butler Green Road, Chadderton, and threatened a staff member with a knife.

He demanded staff hand over money from the till and when they gave him its contents, the man also grabbed a bottle of vodka.

As he left the shop he saw a woman speaking on a mobile phone.

The robber also threatened the woman with the knife and told her not to call police. Greater Manchester Police have launched an investigation and have released CCTV images of a man they wish to speak to in connection with the incident.

Det Con Kelly Bragg, of GMP's Oldham borough, said: "The offender has left the people inside and outside of the shop terrified after threatening them with a knife. …

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