Police name robbery suspect of Halifax Bank and post office.
Merseyside police broke into the Bootle Strand shopping center around 12:25 p.m. on Monday, May 30, reportedly of human firing a gun inside. When the officers arrived at the scene, eyewitnesses told them that they were shooting at Halifax. bank and a man made off from the stage on dark mountain bike.
There were no reports of injury, but participants of staff and clients in in bank we left “Extremely shocked” by the incident, police said. Two days later, the police rushed to the Park Lane post office. in Netherton around 3:15 pm after the man entered shop and demanded cash from the checkout.
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When employees refuse give his cash was reported to have fired a gun described by witnesses as a starting pistol, in air. Police said they received a report of a man at the time. made off on pedal bike.
Later that day, police arrested a 36-year-old man on suspicion of robbery attempt. Adam Gilbert, 36 of No fixed abode but hailing from the Bootle area has been accused with two bills of attempted robbery, two counts of possession of imitation firearms and one count of possession of imitation firearms in a public place.
He was taken into custody to appear before Liverpool Magistrates’ Court. on June 3, 2022