Man charged over Derbyshire armed raids

A man has been charged over robberies and firearm offences in Derbyshire and Greater Manchester.

The 32-year-old was charged over a robbery at a pharmacy in Hayfield on 3 February and an attempted robbery at Argos in Glossop on 4 February.

He was also charged with firearms offences over both incidents. The six other offences were allegedly committed in the Manchester area.

He is due to appear at Chesterfield Magistrates' Court later.

Police thanked local people for their assistance in connection with the offences in Derbyshire.

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