Did you witness a robbery at Bargain Booze in Bryn?

25 Mar 2019 02:24

Did you witness a robbery in Bryn, Wigan?

Officers are appealing for information after two men - brandishing a knife - entered Bargain Booze on Wigan Road around 9:15pm on Saturday 17 March 2019.

The duo threatened staff and demanded cash and cigarettes.

A member of staff - a woman in her 30s - sustained a minor cut but thankfully didn't require hospital treatment.

The offenders fled on foot towards Bryn Cross traffic lights with stolen cigarettes and a quantity of cash.

One offender is described as white, of slim build with short brown hair. He was wearing black clothing.

The second offender is described as white and of stocky build. He was wearing a khaki green and black North Face outdoor jacket with grey jogging bottoms.

Police are appealing for any witnesses or anyone who saw people acting suspiciously in the area to get in touch.

Anyone who has any information about the robbery should call police on 0161 856 7259 quoting incident number 2216 of 17/03/19

Details can also be passed on anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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