Merseyside Police can confirm that a man arrested on Thursday in connection with the burglary of an 83-year-old man in Manchester Road, Southport on Wednesday has now been charged.

George Fairclough, aged 21 from Bank Square, Southport will appear before South Sefton Magistrates in Bootle on Monday charged with false imprisonment, robbery and fraud.

A 62 year old woman also arrested in connection with the incident has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.


UPDATE: George Fairclough, of  Bank Square, Southport, was released on bail