Lydiate – Armed Robbery

www.southportvisiter.co.uk/news/southport-west-lancs/police-appeal-after-armed-robbery-11934910

The Southport Visiter has the story on its web site – see link above

Only days after my most recent blog posting about gun crime (18th September) on Merseyside and in particular in Sefton Borough – see link below –

tonyrobertson.mycouncillor.org.uk/2016/09/18/gun-crime-in-sefton-just-in-case-we-wondered-if-it-was-under-control/

this happens in Lydiate!

As an observer of public life across Merseyside I am becoming increasingly concerned about the number of shootings and gun crime incidents that seem to be taking place. It was not so long ago that Merseyside Police were giving the impression that they were getting on top of shootings/gun crime but it seems that view is now looking far too optimistic with the benefit of hindsight. A link back that more optimistic time (some 6 months ago) is below:-

tonyrobertson.mycouncillor.org.uk/2016/03/02/merseyside-gun-crime-the-stats-say-things-are-improving/

Without doubt gun crime is a big issue on Merseyside and we are all looking to Merseyside Police to get on top of it as soon as possible.

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