Man charged with robbery following two incidents at McColls in Penwortham

Posted on - 20th December, 2017 - 3:29pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, Penwortham, Preston News
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.


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

At aroundĀ 7pmĀ 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 Ā£200.

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Police were called about another offence at aroundĀ 7.40pmĀ 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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