Man charged after robbery

A google image of the Ladbrokes site on Gerard Street, Ashton
A google image of the Ladbrokes site on Gerard Street, Ashton

A WIGAN man has appeared in court after a town centre bookmakers was targeted in a robbery.

Derek Lilley, 42, of Princess Road, Ashton, has been charged with robbery and was due to appear at Salford Magistrates’ Court on Saturday, Greater Manchester Police said.

The incident had taken place on Sunday September 6 at Ladbrokes on Gerard Street in Ashton.