Norfolk

King's Lynn 'smoke screen' robbery: Third person charged

A third person has been charged in connection with an armed raid at a jewellers in Norfolk.

Men armed with a handgun and sledgehammer used a fire extinguisher as a "smoke screen" at Francis Wain in King's Lynn on 31 January.

Police said an 18-year-old man from Fulham, west London, has been charged with robbery and having a firearm with criminal intent.

He is due to appear before King's Lynn magistrates on 13 March.

A 20-year-old man and a boy aged 16 have previously been charged with the same offences.

They are due to appear at Norwich Crown Court later this month.

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