Men charged with supermarket raids in Rotherham

Two men have been charged with three supermarket raids in Rotherham.

Tuesday, 30th October 2018, 6:47 am
Updated Tuesday, 30th October 2018, 6:53 am
A man has been accused of breaking into the Tesco store at Dinnington

Thomas Birbeck, aged 33 of Oldcoates Close, Dinnington, is accused of two burglaries committed in June and July '“ one at Tesco on Undergate Road, Rotherham and the other at the Co-Op on Woodhouse Green, Thurcroft.

Cigarettes, phones and games were stolen from Tesco and cigarettes were taken from the Co-op store. 

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 A large quantity of cigarettes were stolen in the raid.

Both Williams and Birbeck have been remanded in custody to appear before Sheffield Crown Court at a later date.