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Man charged with Hermit Street robbery in Lincoln

A Skegness man has been charged with the robbery of Michael Broxholme in Lincoln in June.

Anthony Robertson, 23, of Grosvenor Road in Skegness, was arrested on July 22 and charged in the early hours of July 23 with robbery.

He has been remanded in custody to appear at Boston Magistrates’ Court today.

Michael Broxholme, 69, was pushed to the ground and robbed during the early evening of June 27 on Hermit Street in Lincoln.

He was taken to Lincoln County Hospital but died the following evening.

A Home Office post mortem has been carried out but was inconclusive. Police are waiting for a second post mortem.

At this stage the cause of death remains unclear and police are doing further tests.