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Two teenagers charged with robbery in Ashton-on-Ribble

Posted on - 11th January, 2023 - 5:49pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Crime, Lancashire Police, Preston Docks, Preston News, Riversway
Morrisons at Preston Docklands

Two teenagers have been charged with robbery following an incident in Preston.

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Officers were called to the filling station at Morrisons on Mariners Way, on Sunday (10 January) evening to reports that two boys were threatened with a knife and a bicycle taken from them.

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Police enquiries led to two arrests being made in the Ashton-on-Ribble area.

Read more: Penwortham man wanted in connection with non-fatal strangulation and suffocation

Following consultations with the Crown Prosecution Service, a 16-year-old boy and a 15-year-old were both charged with robbery, attempted robbery and possession of an offensive weapon.

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The 16-year-old was also charged with an offence of criminal damage, while the 15-year-old has been charged with handling stolen goods.

Both have been remanded, the 16-year-old to appear before Preston Magistrates Court and the 15-year-old before Preston Youth Court.

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