Trio charged over fast-food restaurant robbery

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Three men have been charged with robbery after an incident at a fast-food restaurant.

Dale Watts, aged 29, Carl Anthony Wynne, aged 30, and Dean Roy Lawton, 28, are also charged with possession of an offensive weapon or bladed article.

Police arrested two of the men on Broadway East, in the Herringthorpe area of Rotherham and the third was arrested several days later.

All have since been remanded in custody.

The trio are alleged to have entered the restaurant, on Aldwarke Lane, Dalton, Rotherham, at 3.40am on Thursday, July 4 armed with knives and a screwdriver.

Police said £300 was taken from two tills.

The men will appear at Sheffield Crown Court on August 25.