Police release CCTV images after a Morrisons store in Wythenshawe was robbed

Police have released CCTV images after shop workers were threatened during an armed robbery in Wythenshawe.


Shortly before 8.45pm on Thursday 5 September 2019, police were called to reports of an armed robbery at Morrisons, Hollyhedge Road in Wythenshawe.

Offenders entered the store brandishing a machete and a hammer and made threats to staff. They fled the scene with a quantity of cash.

No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing.

Police have released images of two men they want to speak to following the incident.

Constable Keiron Richardson of GMP’s City of Manchester Division said: “This was a terrible ordeal for the store’s employee’s to endure.

“While no-one was injured, the psychological effects of crimes such as this can be considerable, and our thoughts are with those involved.

“Do you recognise either of the people in the pictures we’re releasing? One of the individuals is wearing distinctive gloves and face covering.

“If you have any information that can assist us, please get in touch as soon as possible.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 0161 856 4973 quoting incident number 2750-05092019

Information can be passed on anonymously by calling the Independent charity Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.

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