Attempted raid at Co-Op in Larches foiled by police

Posted on - 10th November, 2018 - 5:07pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Crime, Larches, Preston News
Co-Op in Norbreck Drive, Larches Pic: Google
Co-Op in Norbreck Drive, Larches Pic: Google

Three men have been arrested after an attempt to break into a mini-supermarket in Preston.


Preston Police sent officers to the Co-Op in Norbreck Drive, Larches, during the early hours of Saturday (10 November) morning following a call from a concerned member of the public.

Two men were discovered hiding in a flat above the shop, and had used a number of tools and weapons to gain entry to the store through the floor of the flat.

A third man was found hiding in the roof of the property.

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A police spokesman said: “Quick action from Team 5 immediate response has prevented these males getting away with any property.”

Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting LC-20181109-1641.

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