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Charges following a reported armed robbery in Bournemouth

01 February 2017
Detectives have today charged three people in relation to a reported armed robbery at a jewellers in Bournemouth.

At 4.27pm on Tuesday 31 January 2017 officers were called  to reports of an armed robbery at Franses Jewellers on Westover Road in Bournemouth. It was reported that two men entered the store and threatened members of staff with handguns.

It is alleged that a number of items were stolen from the store.

A 22-year-old London man, a 24-year-old man – of no fixed abode – and a 30-year-old Northampton woman have been charged with robbery. The two men have also been charged with possession of a firearm with intend to cause fear of violence. All three will appear at Poole Magistrates’ Court tomorrow, Thursday 2 February 2017.

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