Gunman in failed raid attempt at newsagents
Saturday 25th January 2014 @ 08:00 by Anon Anonon

Police are appealing for witnesses after a masked gunman walked into a Stalybridge newsagents last Saturday (January 18) demanding cash.

The raid took place at Mottram Rise News and Wines on Mottram Road just before 9pm.

Although he demanded money from the cashier she fled from the store and the gunman was forced to leave empty handed.

He  is described as being white, about 5ft 11in tall, in his late 20s to early 30s, of slim build, having dark hair and wearing a shiny brown coat.  It is not known if the gun he was carrying was a real or imitation firearm.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 .