A man in his 60s was left with serious injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment, where he remains following a robberry yesterday on Cheetham Hill Road.

Three offenders had gone into the shop with a weapon, assaulted two people inside, before stealing a large amount of money from inside.They are believed to have fled in a silver car.

The robbery happened around 3.00pm and enquiries into the full circumstances around this incident are ongoing.

Detective Inspector Andy Buckthorpe of GMP’s City of Manchester Division, said: “This robbery took place in a busy shopping area in broad daylight- someone must have seen the men in the lead up to this terrifying incident.

“While this man recovers from his serious injuries, our team of detectives are following a number of enquiries.

“You will see officers in the area this evening and for the remainder of this week, and I’d encourage anyone with information to speak to them directly.

“Alternatively, you can speak to our officers on 0161 856 1146 quoting incident number 1165 of 14/08/18.”

Reports can also be made anonymously though the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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