Cash-in-transit driver robbed at gunpoint outside Tesco in Wigan

Manchester Evening News 3 weeks ago

An investigation is underway after a cash-in-transit driver was robbed at gunpoint in Wigan.

Police were called to the Tesco Express on Poolstock Lane just after 8am on Wednesday (November 13).

It is understood the driver was confronted by two men. One of them is believed to have had a gun.

The thugs made threats before escaping with cash.

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The store was reportedly taped off for several hours while investigation work was carried out.

Police are now urging anyone with information to come forward.

GMP said: "We were called at 8.01am on Wednesday, November 13, to a report of an armed robbery of a cash-in-transit delivery at a premises on Poolstock Lane, Wigan.

 

"Two men, one armed with what appeared to be a firearm, made threats and left with a quantity of cash.

"Enquiries are ongoing."

Anyone with information is asked to contact GMP on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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