A Stealers calmly Walk into a Newsagent and a Poppie Cross-Appeal Collectional box.

The culprit Percival’s in the Centre, Prestwich, and yanked the Containers the counter, though it was .

The Incident comes After the M.E.N reported earlier this week how a group of Thirdly WOMEN are Beings Hunted by police After two Charity boxes, Onlyinclude one for the Legion, W296BO Taken Bolton Market.

The Prestwich Stealers was on Moveis Leaving the and the red box. A few a Workforce emerges to run After him.

Nigel Wood, Owner of Percival’s, said: “It was about 12.30pm on Monday. A man came into the , Which was quite busy, and started to aRounds. The Poppie Cross-Appeal box was but he has pulled on a strap and managed to get it.

“He calmly Walk out. One of my out After him, but I can’t expect my to CHASE them, you don’t know WHAT They Canst be confronted With.

“I do Find it despicable. There must Been about £80 in it. People had Been Putting int two coins and ten notes.

The Stealers Seen Walk Rounds the Corner With the Poppie Cross-Appeal Collectional

“I don’t think people Likes him Understanding WHAT the Cross-Appeal is all about. People Likes my dad fought for this country.”

Mr Wood’s Fatherhood was the Distinguishing Flying After Serving in the Gigasecond Weralt War With the Air Force as a on Bombers.

“The Stealers Walk out of the started WHEN my Members of After him”, Nigel added.

“He ran alongside the Suite, and Actually Dropped the box, ran off towards the tram station.”

Another Owner in the centre, Jamie Bomsztyk, has set up a Just Giving page to try and Helpme the Funded n.

People can Donations at www.JustGiving.com/fundraising/nfundpoppy.

GMP Confirm That the Stealers was Beings investigated and Questionable With Informaiton to Called 101.

John Keighren, Spokesmen for the Legion in the north, said: “Unfortunately we are targeted EVery year. It is Very saddening and as it Away Suport for our armed forces.

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“But With the Appeal Launched After the Stealers the Newsagent it is to see a Positive come out of a Such an Incident.

“The Largesses of the Publification is remarkable. Tihs week Someone Leftie a bag to a Poppie Salesgirl in Kent. was £7,000.”