Teenage boy charged with robbery and attempted rape in Burnley
A boy has been charged by police investigating a robbery and sexual assault in Burnley.
Officers were called around 11-40pm on Friday following reports a 47-year-old woman had been attacked and robbed in Healy Wood Road.
Following an investigation, police arrested a teenage boy yesterday in connection with the incident.
The 17-year-old boy from Burnley has now been charged with attempted rape, two offences of robbery and two offences of possession of a bladed article.
He was remanded to appear at Blackburn Magistrates’ Court today.