Knife-Wielding Man Threatens Grocery Store Staff Before Making Off With Cash

A man filmed threatening grocery store staff with a knife during one of a series of robberies in 2021 has been jailed for 12 years, Greater Manchester Police said.

CCTV footage of the incident shows a masked and hooded man entering a Morrisons grocery store on Albert Royds Street, Rochdale, on November 13, 2021. The man is seen forcing a member of staff behind the counter, grabbing scratch cards from a shelf, and waiting for a member of staff to fill a bag with cash before leaving the store.

Greater Manchester Police said Sean Zaffer Traynor, 34, was sentenced to a total of 12 years for six counts of business robberies and six counts of possession of a bladed article. Credit: Greater Manchester Police via Storyful

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