A MAN armed with a handgun robbed Price Cutters in Davyhulme.

At around 8m on January 20, a man went into the Canterbury Roads store and approached the till holding a handgun.

Demanding cash and cigarettes, he then went behind the counter and filled a black gym bag with cigarettes and cash from the till.

He left the shop and ran down Sherbourne Avenue and out of sight.

Police have released a CCTV image of the man and are appealing for information and witnesses.

Det Con Izzy Dever said: "While the man in the image has his face covered I would ask the public to call us if they any information about this robbery or know who may be responsible."

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 0161 856 7652 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.