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Armed robbery at Sainsbury's Local, Timperley
11:16am Wednesday 13th February 2013 in News
ROBBERS brandishing a hand held axe and a metal tool stole cash and cigarettes from Sainsbury’s in Timperley last night.
The armed robbery took place at the Sainsbury’s Local store, on Stockport Road, at around 9.20pm.
A Greater Manchester Police spokesman said two men entered the store carrying the axe and a tyre lever type implement, before jumping over the till and threatening the sales assistant.
They stole cash from the till and cigarettes before escaping in a black Fiat Punto.
Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.