POLICE have launched an investigation after a burglary in an Astley store on Thursday afternoon.

Officers were called to the Krupalu Convenience Store on Church Road around 1.30pm after a man went into the shop and took money from the till before fleeing the scene in an unknown direction.

A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police said: "Enquiries into the full circumstances around this incident are ongoing."

If you have any information about the incident, contact the police on 101 quoting incident number 922 of January 31.