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Man charged with robbery following two incidents at McColls in Penwortham

Posted on - 20th December, 2017 - 3:29pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, News, Penwortham
Google image of the store in Penwortham
Google image of the store in Penwortham

A man has been charged with two counts of robbery following incidents at McColls convenience store in Penwortham.

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Jason Winstanley, 18, of Turpin Green Lane, Leyland appeared at Preston Magistrates’ Court this morning (December 20) charged with two counts of robbery.

At around 7pm on November 28, a man has entered McColls in Leyland Road where he approached the till and threatened a staff member with a knife. The offender made demands for money and left with around £200.

More: Penwortham shop raided again – police believe same man responsible

Police were called about another offence at around 7.40pm on December 4 after a man walked into McColls and demanded cash.

He then jumped over the counter and used a hammer to smash open the till before making off with a large quantity of cash and cigarettes.

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