Liverpool boy, 14, charged over attempted armed robbery

Alexandra Drive, Aigburth Image copyright Google
Image caption Police said the attempted armed robbery happened on Alexandra Drive, Aigburth on Thursday

A 14-year-old boy has been charged in connection with an attempted armed robbery in Liverpool.

Merseyside Police said the incident happened on Alexandra Drive, Aigburth, shortly before 19:00 BST on Thursday.

Two boys from Aigburth were arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery.

One of the youths was bailed while the other was charged over the attempted armed raid and possession of an offensive weapon. He is due to appear at Liverpool Youth Court later.

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