Pair in court on Garstang robbery charge


TWO men have appeared in court accused of a robbery at a shop in Garstang.

Two offenders entered an off-licence in Croston Road, Garstang, with an iron bar and stole part of the till containing £120.

Earlier the same day a grocer’s shop in Coulston Road, Lancaster, was targeted by two men demanded the till and when the shopkeeper refused he was hit on the arm.

Ryan O’Toole, 21, of Gladstone Way, Newton-le-Willows, and a 17-year-old man were charged with robbery and attempted robbery in connection with the incidents and were due to appear at Preston magistrates on Saturday.