Police have released CCTV footage after two men climbed over the counter of a petrol station service desk and stole a large amount of cigarettes in Whalley Range.
Shortly after 6:25pm on Sunday 4 January 2015, two men jumped over the counter of the Wilbraham Road Service Station in Whalley Range towards a member of staff and began filling a large duvet with cigarettes.
Fearing for her own safety, the staff member managed to escape from behind the counter and ran outside to flag down a car and ask the driver to call the police.
The two men – who were wearing dark clothing – continued to fill the duvet with cigarettes before making off towards Fallowfield.
Police investigating the incident are now appealing for information.
Detective Constable Fiona Manning said: “We are very keen to speak to anybody who may have any information about this incident.
“Although the footage may not show the face of the men who did this, it does show the duvet that the offenders brought with...
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