Images of men released following Tesco robbery

Tesco Whelley robbers caught on camera
Tesco Whelley robbers caught on camera

POLICE have issued images of men wanted after a shop was robbed in Wigan.

At 11.20pm on Friday, February 20, staff were leaving Tesco Express on Whelley, Wigan when they were approached by three men wearing balaclavas and forced back into the store.

Tesco Whelley robber caught on camera

Tesco Whelley robber caught on camera

They threatened them and demanded money before leaving with cash and cigarettes.

One man is described as being white, of large build, in his late 30s, 5ft 9in tall, wore a black tracksuit and gloves.

The two other men were of skinny build, in their late 20s, wore black tracksuits and spoke with Liverpool accents.

Detective Sergeant Nigel Rigby said: “Since our initial witness appeal last month, we have obtained still images of three men we would like to speak to.

Since our initial witness appeal last month, we have obtained still images of three men we would like to speak to

Det Sgt Nigel Rigby

“I would ask anyone who may have seen these three men acting suspiciously near to the store to contact police. Did you see them walk into the shop or run out after the robbery? If you did, we are keen to hear from you.”

Anyone with information should phone police on 0161 856 7124 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.