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Appeal Following Attempted Robbery At Widnes Convenience Store

Detectives investigating an attempted robbery at a convenience store in Widnes are appealing for the public to come forward.

At 10.35pm on Wednesday 4 September three men, wearing balaclavas and armed with weapons, entered the shop on Liverpool Road and demanded staff show them to the safe.

At the same time, a staff member was able to activate the panic alarm, which caused the men to leave the shop empty handed. 

One of the men is described as white, of a slim build and around 5ft 7 in height. He was wearing a dark jacket and in possession of a weapon similar to a kosh. 

The second man is described as white, of a slim build and around 5ft 7 in height. He was wearing grey clothing and in possession of a hammer.

The third man is described as white, wearing a black jacket and was in possession of a large knife. 

If you saw anyone in the area at the time the robbery took place please contact Cheshire Police on either 101 quoting IML 504140, provide information by email https://www.cheshire.police.uk/contact/general-enquiries or contact the online form at Crimestoppers anonymously https://crimestoppers-uk.org/ 

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