'Terrified' Longridge shop workers left 'shaken' after being held at knifepoint during robbery

A 60-year-old Longridge man has been arrested after “terrified” shop workers were held at knifepoint during a robbery.
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Police received a 999 call on Friday at 9-41pm when a man threatened two staff members at the Co-op store in Berry Lane, Longridge, leaving them “shaken”.

The suspect forced the shop workers to open the till before stealing a quantity of cash and cigarettes and leaving the store.

No staff members were physically harmed during the incident.

Following extensive enquiries, officers have identified and arrested a 60-year old-male who is now in police custody awaiting interview.