Man appears in court accused of Lincolnshire robberies

A 34-year-old man accused of carrying out a series of robberies was on Monday, January 18 remanded in custody when he appeared before Lincoln Crown Court.

Darren Nicholls of no fixed address, but originally from the Gainsborough area, spoke only to confirm his identity during the hearing carried out via a video link.

Recorder Martine Kushner adjourned the case for a further hearing at the Crown Court on March 11 and remanded Nicholls in custody.

Nicholls faces two charges of robbery and a further charge of attempt robbery.

He is alleged to have carried out a robbery at Otters Bridge Service Station near Saxilby on August 13 last year.

He is also charged with a robbery in Market Street, Gainsborough on September 21 and attempt robbery at McColls on Spital Terrace, Gainsborough, on September 13.