Police, Fire & Court

Knife-wielding robbers escape with cash after holding up Subway in Timperley

By David Prior at

Two men, one armed with a knife, held up a Subway in Timperley last night before escaping with an unknown quantity of cash.

Police were called to the Manchester Road sandwich shop shortly after 9pm to reports of an activated alarm.

They found that two offenders, one of whom was armed with a knife, had threatened a staff member and customers.

Police were called to Subway on Manchester Road shortly after 9pm last night

They then took money from a safe inside the shop before fleeing in an unknown direction.

There were no injuries and enquiries are ongoing. The shop has reopened this morning.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police quoting reference 1949 of 14.09.2017 on 101 or 0161 856 4882, or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.