A man has been arrested in connection with the attempted robbery of a Ladbrokes in Carlisle.
51-year-old Jack Gibson from Garfield Street has been charged with attempted robbery and possession of a bladed article in a public place.
He was arrested on Friday 13 December but was later bailed to appear in Carlisle Magistrates Court on 3 January 2014.
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