Armed robbery at Altrincham jewellers David M Robinson

The jewellers cordoned off Image copyright Sarah Colledge
Image caption The gang escaped in a Land Rover which was later found abandoned

Four men wearing balaclavas and armed with machetes and axes have raided a jewellery shop in Greater Manchester.

Police said the gang snatched jewellery from David M Robinson on Railway Street, Altrincham, at about 12:30 BST.

They escaped in a black Land Rover which was later found abandoned on Ashworth Close in nearby Bowdon.

Greater Manchester Police said no-one was injured in the robbery and have appealed for anybody with information to contact them.

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