Two Manchester men are wanted following a robbery in Ribbleton.Advertisement
Lee James Seddon and Michael Paul Bond are both wanted in connection to an incident where a security van was robbed of its cash while visiting Brookfield Newsagent on Langcliffe Road.
Lancashire Police have released images of the two men who have links with the Bolton and South Manchester areas.
The two men are believed to be part of a gang of three who approached the security guards wearing balaclavas and wielding a machette.
Lancashire Police state the gang stole a number of cash cassettes and left the scene in a Mini Cooper which was found dumped on Troutbeck Place.
Detective Sergeant Martin Pearson from Central Division CID said: “We believe both men are aware that the police wish to speak to them and if anyone has any sightings or information as to their whereabouts I’d urge them to contact Lancashire Police on 101 quoting reference LC-20130612-0332. They should not be approached by the public.”
One man, Robert Pinkney of Isis, Close, Salford, has already been charged with conspiracy to commit robbery and been remanded to appear before Preston Crown Court in September.
A 35 year old man from Blackpool has been arrested on suspicion of robbery and a 27 year old woman from Bolton has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit robbery. Both and are currently on police bail until 28th August 2013 pending further enquires.