Two men are being hunted by police after an armed raid at a newsagents in Fulwood.Advertisement
Around 10.15pm on Sunday the men entered the Mace store on Blackpool Road with their faces covered.
One of the men threatened staff with a knife before taking cash from the till. A second man was waiting by the door.
Both the men ran off from the store in the direction of Broughton Street.
The first offender is described as a white male and was wearing a blue hoody, grey tracksuit bottoms and grey trainers. The second offender is also described as a white male and was wearing a black jacket, grey tracksuit bottoms and grey trainers.
DC Will Hogan of South CID said: “Thankfully the staff member was not injured but he has been left shaken by this incident. I would appeal to anyone who saw anything or has any information about what happened to contact us.”
Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting crime reference SA1402907.
Alternatively, they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at Crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.