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UPDATE: CCTV appeal after attempted robbery

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Detectives investigating an attempted robbery in Bacup have made an arrest.

Around 7am yesterday (Saturday, August 17) a man entered Stacksteads Post Office in Newchurch Road threatening staff with a knife. He made off from the scene empty-handed.

Following a public appeal for information a 27-year-old man from Bacup has been arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery and is in custody.

Anyone with information about the incident can call police on 101 quoting log 0310 of August 17.


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