Wigan man's mugging charge is dropped

A 30-year-old Wigan man has walked free after a robbery charge against him was dropped.

Tuesday, 6th April 2021, 2:27 pm
Updated Tuesday, 6th April 2021, 2:28 pm

Karl Lunn, of Ingram Street, Platt Bridge, had first stood before Wigan and Leigh magistrates accused of mugging Lee Prescott for £50 on January 13 last year.

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Because of the seriousness of the allegation, the case was immediately sent to be heard by a Bolton Crown Court judge who has now discontinued the case and the defendant was acquitted.

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