MASKED robbers carrying sledgehammers and a handgun escaped with cash in a raid on a Bury fast-food restaurant.

Two men burst into KFC in Bury New Road at 10.20pm on Saturday and forced staff to hand over a small quantity of cash before escaping in a green Rover. No one was injured.

Witnesses are asked to contact Whitefield CID on 0161 856 8240 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.