Man charged with attempted robbery in Burnley
Police were called around 8.40pm on Thursday August 22 to reports of an incident at Food and Booze in Lyndhurst Road.
A man had entered the store and allegedly threatened a shop worker with a knife demanding cash from the till.
The victim fought the man off, with the attacker leaving the scene empty-handed.
Police said Kyle Carter, aged 19, of Mitella Street, Burnley, has been charged with attempted robbery and possession of a bladed article.
He was due to appear before Burnley Magistrates’ Court this morning.