Police hunt man after Dukinfield armed robbery

Have you seen this man who is wanted in connection with an armed robbery in Dukinfield?

Police have released these CCTV images of a man they want to speak to in relation to the crime that took place at around 9:30pm on Thursday 21 January on Yew Tree Lane.

A man entered the premises brandishing a firearm and demanded money from the till. He then fled on foot carrying the cash via Mountbatten Avenue towards the Newton area of Hyde. No one was injured. 

Officers recovered a black baseball cap, black rubber glove, high visibility yellow jacket and a £10 note from an alleyway near Bradley Green Primary School.

DC Stephanie Jones, of GMP's Tameside district, said: "Thankfully no one was injured but this will have been a frightening experience for those who were in the shop at the time.

"We want to speak with the man in the CCTV images and I'd ask him or anyone who recognises him to contact us or Crimestoppers.

"I'd also encourage anyone else with information to pass it on.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 9262 quoting 2774 21/01/21 or the independent charity - Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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