Robbers steal cash and cigarettes from Wigan petrol station

An appeal for witnesses has been issued after staff at a Wigan petrol station were robbed last night.
The petrol station on Woodhouse LaneThe petrol station on Woodhouse Lane
The petrol station on Woodhouse Lane

Police say two men went into the Esso garage, in Woodhouse Lane, between 9pm and 9.10pm.

The pair escaped with a quantity of cash and cigarettes but it is not known in which direction they ran.

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A Greater Manchester spokesman said no weapons were believed to be involved.

An ambulance was called, to attend to one of the counter staff, but no-one is thought to have been hurt.

People who are able to provide any assistance are being asked to call police on the non-emergency number, 101, or Crimestoppers, in confidence, on 0800 555 111.