A man has been charged with attempted robbery following an incident in Accrington.

Paul Couldwell, 33, of Meadoway, Accrington, has been remanded in custody following the incident on Friday, May 10.

Police received a report of a robbery on King Street, Accrington, at around 8am on the above date.

They are now looking for any witnesses to come forward.

Officers believe a man may have witnessed the offence and that he helped the victim by offering them a lift.

A spokesperson said: "We want to stress that this man is being treated as a witness and is not thought to be involved in the attempted robbery in any way."

Anyone who knows the witness or who has information should call 101, quoting log 0492 of May 10.