Man held in robbery probe

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A man has been arrested as part of a probe into an alleged armed robbery in St Annes.

The 29-year-old was arrested at an address in Salford on Wednesday night and will be interviewed by detectives during the course of Thursday.

He has been arrested on suspicion of robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery.

Police launched an investigation following the alleged cash in transit robbery on September 16.

The incident is alleged happened at around 8.30am at the Sainsbury’s supermarket in the town centre.

Four people have been charged in connection with the alleged robbery and will stand trial next year.

Det Insp Gareth Willis, of Lancashire Police, said: “This arrest is part of an on-going investigation and I would like to thank those who have come forward with information so far and appeal to anyone else with information to come forward and speak to police.”

Anyone with information can call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.