Dorset

Weymouth post office armed robbery accused in court

A man has appeared in court charged with robbing a post office in Dorset.

Colin Douglas, 25, of Weymouth, is accused of robbing the post office at the Londis store in Abbotsbury Road, Weymouth, on Wednesday 2 March.

Mr Douglas, who faces seven charges including robbery and firearms offences, appeared before Bournemouth magistrates earlier.

He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Bournemouth Crown Court on 14 March.

Mr Douglas is accused of robbing the post office, dangerous driving, using a gun to resist arrest and using a gun to hijack a car.

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