Birmingham & Black Country

Man charged in stand-off at Birmingham Tesco

Tesco on Aston Lane
Image caption The man was charged with attempted robbery at the store

A 40-year-old Birmingham man has appeared in court charged with making threats to kill in a Tesco store.

Mark McQuillan, from South Road, in Hockley, was remanded in custody after appearing at Birmingham Magistrates' Court.

Mr McQuillan was also charged with attempted robbery and false imprisonment at the supermarket in Aston Lane, Aston on 16 May.

He is due to appear at Birmingham Crown Court on 11 August.

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