Three arrested after armed police swoop
ARMED police swooped on a house to make arrests.
Officers descended on Malt Street in Accrington at around 8pm on Wednesday, August 16 and sealed off the road for more than an hour. Other roads, including Knowlmere Street, were also cordoned off.
At least six vehicles and more than a dozen officers were deployed along with a police dogs unit.
Lancashire Police said they made three arrests
Adam Neal, 31, of no fixed abode, has appeared at Blackburn Magistrates court charged with robbery at Rishton Mini Market and possession of a kitchen knife. He was remanded in custody to appear at Burnley Crown Court on September 21.
Police raid a house on Malt Street in Accrington