In a massive domestic abuse crackdown Greater Manchester Police have made 80 arrests in a two-day sweep of the region ahead of Valentine’s weekend.
A Wigan shopkeeper, 67, has shown ‘tremendous bravery’ and fought off a thug who threatened her with a 12-inch knife while demanding cash.
Four Leigh gang members were arrested late last night after confronting police with an air rifle and machetes – with one even pointing a gun to an officer’s face.
The incident occurred at around 2.25pm when two men entered Snacks on Moorside Road
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The victims, aged 19 and 21, had been walking from One Stop Shop on Butler Street
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The men stormed into Chandos Grove at around 11.10pm
The incident occurred on Friday August 16
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