Police have released a CCTV picture of a person they want to speak to after a robber burst into a shop in Radcliffe with a meat cleaver in broad daylight.

Staff and customers were left 'traumatised' after the terrifying robbery at the shop on Blackburn Street at around 1.50pm on Sunday (November 12). Police said the man threatened a shop worker with the meat cleaver before leaving with the till.

Thankfully, no-one was hurt. Police investigating the incident have now released an image of a person who 'may be able to assist with enquiries'.

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Anyone with information is being urged to come forward. Detectives particularly want to speak to anyone who saw a man 'acting suspiciously' before or after the robbery, or anyone who may see a discarded Casio store till or meat cleaver.

Detective Sergeant Culleton of GMP’s Bury CID, said: "Thankfully no one was harmed during this incident but it was an incredibly traumatic experience for the shop staff and customers who were in the store at the time.

The armed robbery happened at a shop on Blackburn Street in Radcliffe

"We are following all available lines of enquiry to identify the man in the image as he may be able to assist enquiries, we are appealing to anyone who may have been in the area at the time and saw anyone acting suspiciously either before or after the incident or have seen a discarded Casio store till or meat cleaver to get in touch with us.

"Anyone with information, no matter how small, should get in touch with police by calling 0161 856 1173 quoting log number 1613 of 12/11/23 or alternatively by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."

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