As an update to our previous article police have released three images of the men who robbed a Co-operative store in Sale.
The robbery occurred at around 7am on April 1st at the Brooklands store near to Stanley Mount when two men walked in, one of them asked the shop assistant to fill a can with water.
While he was distracting the shop assistant, the other man threatened a cashier with a screwdriver and demanded money,
The shop assistant saw this happening and was assaulted before another man came from across the street and joined the offending duo.
This third man sprayed a fire extinguisher into the store before all three fled from the shop with cash and cigarettes down Stanley Mount where they got into a black Ford Fiesta.
Enquiries into the full circumstances around this robbery are on-going.
Detective Constable Gareth Richards of GMP’s Trafford Borough said: “While this was clearly an amateur attempt, these offenders caused significant distress to the people working in the shop at the time.
“We have released CCTV images of the men we would like to speak to in connection with the incident and are asking the public’s help to identify who they are.
“If you saw anything suspicious that morning, or have information that could help with our investigation, please get in touch with police.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting inc idcident number 622 of 01/04/18 or anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.