A 19-year-old man has been arrested following a shop robbery in Heywood on Friday afternoon where staff were held up with what was believed to be a firearm

The man, who was wearing a black face mask, stole cash and cigarettes before making off on foot from Village Convenience Store, Middleton Road

An imitation firearm was recovered nearby by officers working on a separate incident on 27 November.

A man is in police custody being questioned on suspicion of robbery.


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