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Man is charged over spate of robberies in Derbyshire

A 26-year-old man has been charged over a series of post office and supermarket robberies which took place this month in south Derbyshire and Staffordshire.

The incidents include offences at Tesco Express stores in Swadlincote, Hilton and Woodville in Derbyshire and Burton, Staffordshire.

He has also been charged in connection with robberies at post offices in Newhall and Woodville.

The man, from Burton, is due to appear before magistrates later.

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