Suspected burglar charged after £14,000 cash and guns theft in Westhoughton

Raider suspect charged following £14,000 firearm and cash break-in

Raider suspect charged following £14,000 firearm and cash break-in

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A SUSPECTED burglar has been charged with stealing firearms and cash worth £14,000 in a break-in at a home in Westhoughton.

Craig Lister, aged 33, is alleged to have burgled a home in Dicconson Lane, stealing firearms, ammunition, cash and valuables while armed with a knife and an axe.

Lister, of Hale Road, Liverpool, is also accused of having a Ruger rifle, a Bore Tika Gun and other items, including hundreds of bullets, without a firearms certificate.

He is also charged with having shotguns without a firearms certificate.

The crimes are alleged to have taken place on March 28.

He will appear at Bolton Crown Court on April 25.

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