Man charged after attempted robbery

Saturday, August 24, 2019

A MAN has been charged by detectives investigating an attempted robbery investigation in Burnley. 


Police were called around 8.40pm on Thursday, August 22nd to reports of an incident at Food and Booze in Lyndhurst Road. 


A man had entered the store and allegedly threatened a shop worker with a knife demanding cash from the till. 


The victim fought the man off with the attacker leaving the scene empty-handed. 


Following enquiries Kyle Carter, 19, of Mitella Street, Burnley, has been charged with attempted robbery and possession of a bladed article. He is due to appear before Burnley Magistrates’ Court this morning.

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