Man charged following attempted robbery in Warrington Date published: 30th January 2017 10.55am

Officers have charged a 26-year-old man in connection with an attempted robbery at a betting shop in Warrington.

Paul Jackson, of Redtail Close in Runcorn, was charged on Sunday 29 January with attempted robbery and possession of an imitation firearm.

At approximately 18:40 on Friday 20 January a man entered Betfred on Sandy Lane, produced what appeared to be a black handgun at two members of staff and demanded money from the till.

Jackson has been remanded in custody and will appear at North Cheshire Magistrates court this morning (Monday 30 January).