Axe wielding burglars leave shop without money but return for a packet of crisps
Published 09/11/2011 | 14:46
ROBBERS armed with a hammer and axe stole just a single packet of Monster Munch crisps from a newsagents.
The raiders entered the shop in Little Hulton, Greater Manchester, on Sunday afternoon and demanded cash but left empty-handed.
They then returned and made off with the crisps.
Police Constable Lucy Pearson, from Greater Manchester Police's Volume Crime Team, said: "These men have twice entered the shop armed with weapons and threatened the owner yet have risked their liberty for a single bag of crisps.
"That said the quantity of goods stolen in no way lessens the seriousness of this crime, which is an armed robbery, plain and simple. "
One offender is described as white, 6ft, and was wearing a black hooded top over a blue hooded top.
The other offender is described as white, 5ft 5in and was wearing a grey Nike hooded jumper and balaclava.