POLICE are appealing for witnesses after an attempted robbery at a house on Bettison Avenue on Friday, November 1.

At around 11.10am, two men threatened the occupants and demanded a quantity of cash.

No one was injured and nothing was taken.

The offenders fled the scene on foot and were seen running up Bettison Avenue towards Callow Drive.

Both of the offenders are described as white, between 30 and 40 years old and of a medium build.

They were seen wearing yellow high-vis jackets on top of their clothing, dark woollen bob hats, dark bottoms and covered faces.

Detective Constable Brendan Greally, of GMP's Wigan division, said: "This is a terrible incident.

"We are appealing for members of the public to think back to that morning and try and remember if they saw two men acting suspiciously in the area."

DC Greally also asked residents near the area to check their CCTV if they have it.

Anyone with any information should call police on 0161 856 7259, quoting incident number 1179 of 01/11/19. Crimestoppers can also be contacted on 0800 555 111.