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Man who robbed Tyldesley off licence jailed

A man who threatened an off licence employee with a knife has been jailed.

Michael Johnson, of Samuel Street, Atherton was sentenced to five years in prison at Liverpool Crown Court.

He was found guilty of robbery and possession of a bladed article in public following a trial.

At around 10.05pm on Sunday the 17th of July 2016, Johnson went into Bargain Booze on Elliot Street, Tyldesley, and brandished a knife.

He threatened a female member of staff and demanded money from the till.

Johnson's identity was obscured by a beanie hat that was pulled over his face, but he was arrested on the 12th of August 2016 after police received information that he was responsible for the robbery.

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