TWO young people, one as young as 12, approached and threatened stall owners with a knife at Manchester’s Christmas Markets on Thursday December 8.

The incident occurred in the city centre Cathedral Gardens spot at 1:20pm.

The pair were described by eye witnesses as wearing tracksuits as they demanded both money and goods.

Greater Manchester Police Sergeant Jon Kenna said: “The pair threatened the stall holder of a cup cake stall with a knife.

“The stall holder has come out from the stall and the two offenders have made off.”

Enquiries remain ongoing to identify and locate the offenders.

If you have any information or witnessed this incident, please contact police on 101 or contact Crimestoppers.

More to follow.

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