Two in two days alerts authorities
Police have reassured the public that there will be an increased response, following a robbery and an attempted robbery on two consecutive days.
Strang Stores in Braddan was targeted by three men, one of whom was carrying a knife, on Monday.
Then, a woman who was alone at Newby's on Glen Falcon Road, Douglas, on Tuesday night was threatened by a man as she was closing the shop at around 10pm.
He made off with a cash box, containing £1,000.
DS Brian Shimmin had this message on behalf of the Constabulary: