Man shot in armed robbery

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A MAN was shot in the leg and a woman injured after a terrifying armed robbery at a Post Office.

Three masked raiders stormed into the Post Office on Hall Green, Up Holland, at around 5:30pm on Friday, November 11.

The men were wearing dark clothing and entered the premises brandishing a gun and demanding money.

A member of staff, a 38-year-old woman, sustained head injuries in the raid. She was taken to the Wigan Infirmary and was released from hospital after being treated for bruises and shock. The man was also taken to Wigan Infirmary where he remains.

Full story in the Wigan Evening Post on Monday ...