Teen named and charged over armed shop robbery

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A teenager from Lincoln who is accused of being involved in an armed robbery at a Lincoln shop has been charged by police.

As previously reported, a Lincoln shopkeeper managed to fend off four robbers who came into the Ampal store on Sincil Bank armed with two hammers at around 9.25pm on Monday, January 28.

One of the suspected offenders threatened a shopkeeper with a hammer and demanded that they hand over money.

Following a struggle over the till all four males left the store without taking anything but they caused significant damage on their way out.

Lincolnshire Police has now confirmed that Connor Day, 19, of Yarborough Road in Lincoln has been charged with attempted robbery, criminal damage and possession of a weapon in public.

Two 15-year-old boys have been charged with attempted robbery, criminal damage and possession of a weapon in public.

They have been sent to appear at Lincoln Crown Court with a hearing to be held on March 4.

A fourth person was released without any further action.

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