Connect with us

News

Store staff held up with metal bar and cash demanded

Published

on

Two members of staff were threatened in an armed robbery in Whalley Range.

At 1am on Monday 22 April 2014, three masked men went into The Hillary Step on Upper Chorlton Road, as staff were leaving.

They demanded money while threatening staff with metal bars.

Workers handed over money and the men ran off before it is believed they got into a car parked nearby.

One of the offenders is described as 6ft tall and medium build. He was wearing a balaclava, a dark grey hooded top and black tracksuit bottoms.

The second and third offenders were also described as 6ft tall with a medium build. They both wore balaclavas and dark clothing.

All three were holding metal bars and spoke with a Liverpudlian accent.

Detective Constable Phil Whiting from South Manchester division said: “Thankfully no one was physically hurt but all the staff members were shaken after their ordeal. To be confronted and threatened by these men holding metal bars must have been terrifying.

“I would urge anyone who may know who is responsible for this robbery or who may have seen three men acting suspiciously in the area to contact police immediately.”

Anyone with information should call Didsbury Neighbourhood Policing Team on 0161 856 4973 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Comments

comments

Continue Reading
Advertisement
Click to comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

News

Police searching for a missing schoolgirl have found a body in a river.

Published

on

Police had launched an appeal to find 11-year-old Ursula Keogh from Halifax, who was last seen on Monday afternoon.

Although formal identification has yet to take place, her family have been told about the discovery of the body in the River Calder at Paris Gates in Halifax.

In a statement, West Yorkshire Police said: “Inquiries will remain ongoing to determine a cause of the death, however, at this stage, it is not believed there are any suspicious circumstances.”

Comments

comments

Continue Reading

News

Dad arrested after Mylee Billingham aged 8 stabbed to death

Published

on

Eight-year old Mylee Billingham was stabbed to death in her own home, Her father has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Mylee was found with serious stab injuries and rushed to Hospital, but died a short time later.

Her father Bill Billingham aged 54 is a murder suspect in the case, he has been arrested he remains in a critical condition after attempts failed to take his own life.

Police say they are not looking for anyone else in relation to the murder.

He is under a police guard after he was discovered with a stab wound to his stomach and will have to undergo surgery.

Police officers responding to a domestic incident were called to a house in Brownhills near Walsall in West Mindlands at 9.15pm on Saturday.

 

Her father uploaded a photo of Mylee to his Facebook profile just before emergency services were alerted to the tragedy.

The post was captioned with the words “Pitza on bed Iv Moo x.”

The girl was pictured on her bed smiling with two plates of pizza in front of her, Moments later she was murdered.

A post-mortem examination will take place later to establish the exact cause of Mylee’s death.

West Midlands Police said Billingham is yet to be questioned by officers due to his condition.

 

Comments

comments

Continue Reading

News

Girl aged 8 who was stabbed to death named as Mylee Billingham

Published

on

A little girl who was tragically stabbed to death has been named as 8-year-old Mylee Billingham.

Police responded to a domestic related incident near Walsall and sadly discovery Mylee seriously injured.

Despite frantic efforts by police, paramedics and doctors nothing could be done to save Mylee.

Cops immediately arrested a man aged 54 in connection with her murder.

Sadly Mylee was found with life threatening injuries at a property in Brownhills, near Walsall, on Saturday night, and died a short time later in hospital.

West Midlands Police said the man was also taken to hospital with a stab wound to the stomach.

The 54-year-old man who was arrested remains in a “critical” condition and will Be question “in due course” in relation to the murder of 8 year old Mylee.

Officers are not looking for anyone else in connection with Mylee’s death.

Our thoughts are with Mylee’s family and friends at this difficult time.

Comments

comments

Continue Reading
Advertisement

Facebook

Trending