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Lime Bar one of number of Penwortham businesses targeted in attempted break-ins

Posted on - 8th June, 2018 - 10:15am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Penwortham, Preston News
Two of the men seen on CCTV Pic: Lime Bar
Two of the men seen on CCTV Pic: Lime Bar

A Penwortham bar has released CCTV pictures showing masked armed men raiding the premises in Liverpool Road.

Lime Bar Lounge has been targeted by would-be thieves during the early hours of Thursday (7 June).

Three men were seen entering the grounds of the bar, off Penwortham’s main street, and attempting to break in.

Nothing was taken during the incident but ‘substantial damage’ was caused to the bar.

The bar said other Penwortham establishments had been targeted on the same night include Salvatores restaurant, Bon Bons and a number of nearby residential properties.

Lime Bar on the 'soft launch' Pic: Andrew Livesey
Lime Bar has been proving popular in Liverpool Road Pic: Andrew Livesey

Read more: Lime Bar targeted by armed gang and cash taken

A spokesman for Lime Bar said: “Our local businesses will not be defined by this but instead we work even stronger together and fight back.

“Help us, support local, make Penwortham better.”

The incident has been reported to South Ribble Police and anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting log 0134 and Thursday

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