Police appeal for witnesses after robbers raid Co-op in Hale Road

First published in News Runcorn and Widnes World: Photograph of the Author by , Chief Reporter

ROBBERS armed with a wooden bat burst into a Widnes shop.

Three men stormed into the Co-op in Hale Road.

One man brandished a bat and kept the door open whilst his two accomplices jumped over the counter and stashed a quantity of cigarettes into a duvet cover.

The trio fled in the same vehicle they arrived in, a red car, believed to be a Renault.

Detectives today appealed for information from the public.

The first man, was wearing a blue or grey Adidas tracksuit with black trainers. His face was covered with a scarf.

The second robber was wearing a black top with a grey hood, black tracksuit bottoms, white trainers and green gloves.

The third member of the gang was wearing a black hooded top with black tracksuit bottoms and black trainers.

The robbery happened on Monday, September 3, at around 9.25pm.

Anyone with information can call Cheshire Police on 101.

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree