Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Machete Threat

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Machete Threat

Article excerpt

DETECTIVES want to speak to these two men in connection with a terrifying armed robbery at a city centre convenience store.

Staff were threatened with a machete during the raid at the Spar on St Mary's Gate.

Police say one man guarded the door, while another forced a member of staff to fill a rucksack with cash from the till at knifepoint.

The effects of as this They then ran off towards Deansgate.

considerable Police No one was injured in the raid, but police say the 'emotional effect' on the victims was 'considerable.' .

The incident took place at about 8.30pm on Friday, April 27, but police have this week released the CCTV images.

Det Con Neil Moss said: "The offenders who committed this crime have shown no regard for the welfare of staff in the store. …

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