Police release shocking CCTV footage of a targeted armed robbery in Hulme
Shortly before 11pm on July 20, three men wearing balaclava, and armed with crowbars and a machete, went into McColls on Ellesmere Street and stole cigarettes, alcohol, and cash before fleeing.
police have now released CCTV footage and are appealing for anyone who recognises the clothing worn by the men to come forward.
They were wearing balaclava, hoods and Jackets, one was wearing a distinctive blue jacket.
Detective Constable Sean Downey of GMP’s City of Manchester Team said: “Three men armed with weapons terrified those working in the shop, and it is fortunate that nobody was injured.
“I’m hoping someone may recognise the distinctive jacket worn by one of the men in the CCTV perhaps you know someone with a similar jacket, if you do, or have any information that may help our investigation, I would urge you to contact me, it could prove to be vital in bringing the offenders to justice.”
Anyone with information should call police on 0161 856 7100, 101 quoting incident number 2304 of 20/07/17, or anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.