Armed robbery in Wigan

    A masked duo held staff at knifepoint during an armed robbery in Wigan. 

    Shortly before 7.45pm on Monday 22 January, police were called to reports of an armed robbery at a convenience store on Hardybutts, Scholes.  

    Two men armed with knives entered the store and threatened a member of staff before stealing a quantity of cash from the till.

    The offenders then fled towards Edwin Street. 

    Greater Manchester Police said nobody was injured during the robbery and they are continuing to appeal for information.

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