Kirkby bank raid: two men charged

Scene of robbery in Kirkby
Image caption A security guard was stabbed in the arm during the raid

Two men have been charged with robbery following an armed raid in which a security guard was stabbed in the arm.

An 18-year-old man of no fixed abode and a 20-year-old man from the West Derby area of Liverpool will appear at Knowsley magistrates later.

Two women aged 24 and 36 and two men aged 20 and 54 have been released on bail.

Several people confronted the guard outside Lloyds TSB in Cherryfield Drive, Kirkby, on Monday.

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