The Recorder of Liverpool, Judge Clement Goldstone QC, was shown the imitation firearm in court. Still covered in the red dye from the money, it was he said "not surprising... that the victims of the robbery thought it was real."
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Winds pick up Friday, ahead of some rain. Behind, for the weekend, a colder and more seasonal weather story develops.....
Dry with some sunshineThursday. Windy on Friday with rain later