Newport man charged following knife point robbery

The 25 year-old of Carisbrooke Road in Newport has been charged with robbery and threatening a person with a blade or sharp pointed article in a public place.

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A 25 year-old man has been charged following a robbery in Newport on Friday (9th February) afternoon.

Police were called at 3.31pm to reports of a robbery incident at Central Convenience Store on St James Street.

A man was arrested and has subsequently been charged in connection with this incident.

The 25 year-old of Carisbrooke Road in Newport has been charged with robbery and threatening a person with a blade or sharp pointed article in a public place.

He was remanded to appear at Isle of Wight Magistrates Court on Saturday 10th February.

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Monday, 12th February, 2018 11:45am

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