Ironville man charged over 1986 Derby jewellers robbery

A man has been charged in connection with an armed robbery at a Derby jewellers which took place more than 25 years ago.

Two men entered Jeanian Jewellers in Osmaston Road and threatened the owners with a gun on 10 July 1986 but left with nothing after a struggle.

Derbyshire Police said the case was reopened in 2011 after new evidence was discovered.

A 64-year-old man, from Ironville, has been charged with robbery.

He is due to appear before Derby magistrates on 23 April.

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