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Armed robbery at movie rental store - Golborne
Tuesday 13th December, 2005

Detectives in Golborne are appealing for information following an armed robbery at a video rental store on Saturday 10 December 2005.

At approximately 10pm the 23-year-old shop assistant was closing the Movie Time store on Heath Street when a men entered. He showed the woman a knife, which he had in his jacket pocket and had a blade approximately 4 inches long, and demanded she hand over money.

The woman gave him the money and he ran away. She was not injured in the incident.

Witnesses have described seeing two people standing at a bus stop near the store shortly before the robbery. The man and woman were both reported to be acting suspiciously and the man has been describe as being similar to the offender.

The offender is described as a white man in his mid-thirties and approximately 5ft 4inches tall. .He was of slim build, had a shaved head and wore a black bomber jacket and blue jeans.

Anyone who has any information is asked to contact officers on 0161 856 7248 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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