Three more arrests in robbery probe

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POLICE investigating a spate of robberies in Burnley and Padiham in the early hours of yesterday have made three more arrests.

Three men aged 20, 23 and 25, from Colne, are currently being questioned by police. A 25-year-old man, from Nelson, had already been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit robbery.

Detectives launched an investigation after three robberies in Burnley and Padiham and two others in the Accrington area.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers, in confidence, on 0800 555 111.