Search
The Caterer

Machete gang targets KFC

13 April 2010 by
Machete gang targets KFC

An armed gang has held up security staff as they collected cash from a KFC restaurant in Manchester.

The three men, one of whom was armed with a machete, waited outside the KFC on Chester Road, Stretford, in a stolen van before they struck on Friday night, according to the BBC.

Det Con Emma Bushell said the raid was well-planned: "They will no doubt have talked about their plans or perhaps bragged about what they have done so if anyone has information I would urge them to get in touch - we will treat all information in strict confidence.

"The van was stolen days before, it was parked up for some time before the robbery and then abandoned.

"I would therefore urge anyone with information about where this vehicle has been or who has been using it to call police."

The van is described as a people carrier with windows down the side.

It was stolen in a burglary in Trafford Park days earlier and was found abandoned on Summerseat Close, Ordsall.

Thieves steal £10,000-worth of equipment from pizza shop >>

Armed robbery at leading Norfolk restaurant Lavender House >>

The case for self-defence >>

By Neil Gerrard

E-mail your comments to Neil Gerrard here.

If you have something to say on this story or anything else join the debate at Table Talk - Caterer's new networking forum. Go to www.caterersearch.com/tabletalk

Caterersearch.com jobs
Looking for a new job? Find your next restaurant job here with Caterersearch.com jobs

Blogs on Caterersearch.com](http://www.caterersearch.com/blogs) Catch up with more news and gossip on all Caterer's blogs
[Newsletters For the latest hospitality news, sign up for our e-mail newsletters.
The Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email

Start the working day with The Caterer’s free breakfast briefing email

Sign Up and manage your preferences below

Thank you

You have successfully signed up for the Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email and will hear from us soon!

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.