CPS reject Werrington man's guilty plea after knifepoint robbery in Peterborough

A man charged in connection with robbery, after a woman was held at knifepoint while using a cash machine in Werrington, has entered a guilty plea in court.

Wednesday, 8th June 2016, 9:41 am
Updated Thursday, 9th June 2016, 12:04 pm
Police at Werrington Centre following the armed robbery. Photo: Bob Hillier

However, the plea made at Peterborough Crown Court by Karl Liebscher, of Skaters Way in Werrington, has not been accepted by the Crown Prosecution Service.

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Liebscher, 37, was charged on May 9 after police were called to the Werrington Centre, in Werrington, Peterborough, at about 8am on Sunday, May 8.

An offender held a woman at knifepoint while she was using a cash machine before making off on foot with a quantity of cash.

There will now be a Newton Hearing (a trial without a jury - with the judge hearing the arguments from both sides) at a currently unfixed date.