Man charged over armed robbery at Spar shop in Poole

A 43-year-old man has been charged in connection with an armed robbery at a shop in Dorset.

Two armed men entered the Spar shop in Upton Triangle, Poole, and threatened a member of staff on 1 March.

The men later fled with cigarettes and an undisclosed amount of money, a Dorset Police spokesman said.

The man, who has been charged with robbery and possession of an imitation firearm, is due to appear before Bournemouth Magistrates' Court.

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