Police probe Blackpool Transport hardship fund theft

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Allegations that thousands of pounds have been stolen from Blackpool Transport's staff benevolence fund are being investigated by police.

Lancashire Police were contacted after union officials discovered that £10,000 was missing from the hardship fund.

A police spokesman said the investigation was "still in its very early stages".

Blackpool Transport said the scheme was funded by workers themselves and had nothing to do with the company.

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