Man held in street attack theft probe

The Galleon Bar, Abingdon Street, Blackpool

The Galleon Bar, Abingdon Street, Blackpool

A 25-year-old Blackpool man has been arrested on suspicion of robbing a man on a Blackpool street.

A 33-year-old had left the Galleon Bar on Abingdon Street at 1am on Sunday when he was violently attacked and robbed of his phone and cash by two men. The attack happened several hundred yards from the venue close to Springfield Road and General Street.

Police yesterday revealed one man had been arrested on suspicion of theft. CCTV footage from inside the bar of two wanted men had been released by police earlier this week.

 

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