February 16, 2021 10.34 am This story is over 7 months old

Lincoln Co-op alleged robber charged

He will appear in court on Tuesday

A 26-year-old man has been charged with robbery and knife possession after he allegedly stole from a Lincoln Co-op while wielding a weapon.

Thomas Slater, 26, of no fixed address, entered the Co-op store on Woodhall Drive in the Ermine at 9.30am on Sunday morning.

He held up staff at knife point and demanded money, wearing a hooded top and a facemask, before taking some scratch cards and running away.

He has now been identified and charged with possessing a knife in a public place and robbery.

Slater will appear before Lincoln Magistrates Court on Tuesday.

Spotted an error? Please notify us by selecting that text and pressing Ctrl+Enter.