Tesco in Baguley, Wythenshawe was the victim of an armed robbery last night according to reports on social media.
The Greater Manchester Police helicopter was mobilised and was hovering over the Altrincham Road area at about 10pm.
One Tesco worker, who was not on duty last night, commenting on GMP Wythenshawe’s Facebook page, said colleagues had been shaken up by the incident but no-one was injured.
GMP have not yet provided details of the incident.
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Three men got away with cash, cigarettes and scratch cards after robbing a shop in Northern Moor early this morning (March 2).
The robbers struck at the One Stop Shop on Moorcroft Road, Northern Moor, Wythenshawe between 6.40 and 6.45 am. No-one is believed to have been hurt. Police cordoned off the shop this morning and enquiries are continuing.
There are descriptions of two of the offenders. One was white wearing a dark face covering, a black jacket over a black hooded top with black drawstrings. He was also wearing black tracksuit bottoms/jeans, black trainers with white soles and a white logo.
The other man was white, wearing a black face covering, a dark blue/grey padded coat with black bottoms and black trainers. He was carrying a rucksack that was black at the top and dark grey at the bottom.
Customers at Tesco in Baguley were subjected to a terrifying ordeal when armed robbers struck.
Witnesses said men dressed in balaclavas stormed the store on Altrincham Road, Wythenshawe at 11am today (Nov 4).
One witness said the men demanded cash from the safe and from the foreign currency booth.
The men then sped away in a waiting car.
No-one was seriously hurt in the incident, although one woman is believed to have been taken to hospital as a precaution.
The store was closed this afternoon and cordoned off by police as they carried out their investigations.