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Teenager charged over jewellery store robbery

A man has been charged in connection with an attempted raid on a central London jewellery store.

Kaneen Gopaul, 18, from Islington, north London, will appear at Wimbledon Magistrates' Court later charged with robbery and handling stolen goods.

A gang armed with axes and hammers and riding on motorbikes attempted to raid H Stain Ltd in Victoria Street at 13:00 GMT on Tuesday.

Police are trying to trace taxi drivers who may have been near the scene.

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