Police are appealing for information after an armed robbery at a petrol station.

Officers were called to the Esso garage on Bolton Road shortly before 6pm on Sunday, January 12.

A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Police said: "One man – who was wearing a mask – entered the service station armed with a knife and threatened staff. The man then fled with a quantity of cash.

"No-one was injured but employees were left understandably shaken.

"No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing."

Anyone with information should call police on 0161 856 5757 quoting incident number 2232 of 12/01/2020,

Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.