Burka-wearing thief raids Manchester jewellers
A thief in Manchester has robbed a jewellers disguised in a burka. The person dressed in the full body cloak and walking with a pushchair stood outside Choice Jewellers on Wilmslow Road at 11:35 BST on Sunday.
A police spokesman said staff had opened the locked door because they thought the person was a customer.
The person then blocked the door open with the pushchair, allowing armed accomplices to enter and steal "a large quantity of jewellery" before escaping. (...)