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Fleece Inn armed raid: Preston man faces no charges

Posted on - 24th May, 2016 - 10:15am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, News, Penwortham
The Fleece Inn was targeted by a gunman Pic: Stephen Ward

The Fleece Inn was targeted by a gunman Pic: Stephen Ward

An investigation by police into an armed raid on a pub continues after a 22-year-old was released without charge.

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Regulars at the Fleece Inn in Penwortham were enjoying a Bank Holiday weekend drink when a man entered a staff area at the pub and threatened one worker with a handgun.

A Preston man had been arrested on suspicion of robbery and and bailed until Wednesday 18 May. No charges were brought following his arrest.

Preston Police said he had now been released without charge and they were continuing to appeal for witnesses.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting reference 1269.

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