Three charged over robberies in Rotherham

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Two teenage boys and a 30-year-old man from South Yorkshire are to appear in court tomorrow in connection with a series of robberies.

Andrew Rich, aged 30, from Swinton, has been charged with three robbery offences and three charges of possessing an imitation firearm.

A boy aged 16 has been charged with robbery and possession of an imitation firearm, while a 17-year-old has been charged with three robbery offences, one attempted robbery, four offences of possessing an imitation firearm and two drug offences.

The offences are alleged to have been committed in the Rotherham area.

A police spokesman said: “All three have been remanded into custody and are due to appear at Rotherham Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.”