One-legged man in court charged with robbing bookmakers

Coral in Red Bank Road

Coral in Red Bank Road

Two men- one alleged to have been carrying a knife- have made their first appearance at court charged with robbing a bookmakers shop.

One legged Ronald Boardman, 52 and 35 year old Jermaine Brown both of Grasmere Road,Blackpool are accused of robbery at the Coral outlet on Red Bank Road, Bispham on Monday.

Brown is charged with possessing an offensive weapon- the knife- during the incident.

Both men were remanded in custody by Blackpool Magistrates who sent their cases for trial at Preston Crown Court where they will appear on January 4 next year.

They did not make bail applications.