Pair charged with attempted robbery at Burnley supermarket

Two men have been charged in connection with an attempted armed robbery at a Burnley supermarket.

Friday, 24th November 2017, 2:53 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 12:38 pm
Police at the scene of the attempted robbery

Roger Calland (53) and Ryan Grogan (41), both from Rochdale, have been charged with robbery and possession of a bladed article.

They have been remanded in custody until Thursday, December 21st, when they will appear at Burnley Crown Court.

A man armed with an axe travelling on a motor scooter committed attempted robbery on a cash in transit van at Tesco last Saturday morning.

Two security guards fought off the would-be robber who made off from the scene empty-handed.