Leeds & West Yorkshire

Boston Spa post office raid suspect charged

A man has been charged with robbery following a raid at a West Yorkshire village post office.

James Martin Pick, 38, of Willow Avenue, Clifford, is accused over the robbery in Boston Spa high street.

He is also charged with possessing a firearm and is due to appear at Leeds Magistrates' Court later.

A shotgun was fired and a staff member was struck with a crowbar during the raid on Monday.

A 32-year-old woman, arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of conspiracy to commit armed robbery, has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

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