Man will appear in court accused of series of robberies

Police say he has been charged after six incidents
Police say he has been charged after six incidents

Police have charged a man in connection with five robberies and a burglary.

Raymond Wright, 47, of Newton, will appear in court on Monday charged with three robberies, two attempted robberies and a burglary.

The charges follow a number of incidents in the St Helens and Warrington areas.

• A robbery at the Co-op store, on Mercer Street, Burtonwood at about 10pm on August 27, when a man demanded a member of staff hand over cigarettes.

• An attempted robbery of a man on his driveway on Teesdale Road, Haydock at about 5pm on September 1 when the offender left with nothing.

• An attempted robbery at Burger King, Winwick Road, Burtonwood at around 11pm on September 1 when an offender entered but nothing was taken.

• A robbery at KFC, Watts Clift Way, St Helens at around 11.50pm on September 1, when an offender demanded cash from a member of staff.

• An aggravated burglary at Greenwell Street, Haydock on September 5.

• A robbery at McDonald's, on Chalon Way West, St Helens, at about 2.55am on September 6, when two men stole cash.