Man charged with medals theft

Burnley Magistartes Court.

Burnley Magistartes Court.

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A Burnley man has been arrested and charged with the theft of three First World War medals.

Gary Williams (48) of Griffin Close, Burnley, was arrested on June 10th and charged on the same day with burglary and theft following a media appeal.

He appeared before Burnley Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday and was bailed to appear at Burnley Crown Court on September 15th.