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Man charged after attempted armed robbery in Morecambe

An 18-year-old man from Morecambe has been charged following an attempted armed robbery in the town.

The man has been charged with attempted robbery and possession of an offensive weapon.

A 23-year-old man who was also arrested on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon and possession of a Class B drug has been released whilst enquiries are ongoing. 

Officers were called to Westminster Road in Morecambe at 4.28pm on Wednesday (May 18) following reports a man had entered a convenience store with a large machete.

Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses. Email 3577@lancashire.police.uk or call 101, quoting log 1022 of May 18, 2022.

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