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18 charged with conspiracy to commit robbery

Eighteen people, mainly male teenagers, have been charged with conspiracy to commit robbery between last September and this month.

The accused, who are between the ages of 14 to 25 and mainly from south-west London, were arrested on Tuesday, under Operation Target.

They will appear at South Western Magistrates' Court on Wednesday.

Operation Target was launched earlier this month to crack down on violent offenders, robbers and burglars.

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