Lancashire

Man charged over Accrington bank robbery

A 25-year-old man has been charged in connection with a robbery at a bank in Lancashire last month.

The attack happened at the HSBC bank on Blackburn Road in Accrington on 28 January.

During the robbery a man pushed a G4 Security guard as she delivered a box of money inside the bank, and ran off with a substantial amount of cash.

Lancashire Police said a man from Oswaldtwistle had been charged with robbery on Friday.

He was due to appear before Blackburn Magistrates Court later.

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