An 88-year-old woman is in hospital, after being robbed of her shopping bag in Tameside. All she had was a jar of jam and a tub of coleslaw.
Police have arrested a man wanted in connection with a grenade and gun attack. Anthony Wilkinson was found in a park in Manchester.
Police looking for two men wanted in connection with the death of David Short have teamed up with Crimestoppers to offer a £25k reward.
An armed robber who hid his face behind a Spiderman mask terrified staff and customers at a pub in Manchester.
The robbery took place as the Gardener's Arms on Edge Lane, Droylsden, was about to close, at about 11.55pm on Tuesday night.
Police say three men burst into the venue and a man with a hammer threatened staff and demanded cash, while the man in the Spiderman mask brandished a machete at customers. The three men left with cash.
Detective Sergeant Phil Parker said: "This was a terrifying experience for all affected. The robbers were armed and had thought out how to carry out this crime.
"They need to be caught.
"We have released the image of the man with the distinctive Spiderman mask to appeal to witnesses or anyone who may have vital information."
Anyone with any information is asked to call Greater Manchester Police on 0161 856 8346 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
There will be a heavy police presence at the funeral of a man killed in a gun and grenade attack in Greater Manchester.
46-year-old David Short was found at a house on Folkestone Road East in Clayton in August after police were called there following reports of gunshots. There had also been an explosion at the address caused by a grenade.
David's son Mark 23 year old Mark was shot dead in May at the Cotton Tree Pub in Droylsden.
29 year old Dale Cregan has been charged with their murders.
Police in Greater Manchester have charged a man with murder after a gun and grenade attack in the city.
Anthony Wilkinson will appear at Manchester City Magistrate's Court on Wednesday.
He has been charged with murder, attempted murder and possession of a weapon with intent to endager life.
David Short, 46, died after an attack in Clayton last month.
Police in Greater Manchester say a man wanted over a gun and grenade attack should hand himself in.
They've been hunting Dale Cregan since the death of David Short last month.
They made the appeal after arresting Anthony Wilkinson, who was also on the run.
Police in Manchester are offering a £25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of Dale Cregan and Anthony Wilkinson.
The pair are wanted in connection with the death of David Short, 46, who was found at a house in Clayton following reports of gunshots and an explosion last Friday morning.
Normally rewards are paid on conviction, however this reward will be given on arrest.
Greater Manchester Police say Cregan and Wilkinson pose such a threat, that they're taking this unusual step.
The £25,000 is being offered to anyone who is able to give information anonymously to the independent charity, Crimestoppers, which leads to the arrest of Cregan and Wilkinson.
A week on from two shootings and grenade attacks in Greater Manchester, police are renewing their appeal to trace two wanted men.
Detectives have been looking for Dale Cregan and Anthony Wilkinson since last Friday. They say the men should not be approached.
Police investigating a double gun and grenade attack in Droylsden say the weapons used in the explosion, are believed to be militarygrenades from Yugoslavia.
At 10.30am on Friday 10 August, 46-year-old David Short was found shot dead at a house on Folkestone Road East in Clayton. There had also been an explosion caused by a grenade.
Less than 10 minutes later, shots were fired and there was another explosion outside a house on Luke Road in Droylsden.
Three men arrested on suspicion of murder has been bailed.
Police say they also want to speak to Anthony Wilkinson in connection Dale Cregan is also wanted over the murder of Mark Short, David’s son, at the Cotton Tree Pub on 25 May 2012.
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– Assistant Chief Constable Steve Heywood
We continue to have a considerable police presence, including armed officers, in the Clayton and Droylsden areas. We do not believe that the two attacks last Friday were random, but understandably, people in the area are still hugely concerned by what they may have seen and heard.
“We have arrested three people so far in connection with Friday’s attacks and we are continuing to look for two other men – 29-year-old Dale Cregan and 33-year-old Anthony Wilkinson - who we still want to speak to.