Oxford

Third person charged over Headington Lloyds Bank robbery

Lloyds Bank in Headington
Image caption Police said two men threatened staff and left with a "substantial" amount of cash

A third person has been charged with allegedly robbing a bank in Oxford.

Ben Matthews, 29, of no fixed address, is accused of robbing Lloyds Bank in Stephen Road, Headington, on 23 January.

Tyron Smith, 26, also of no fixed abode, and a 16 year-old boy from Oxford, have also both been charged with robbery.

Thames Valley Police said two men threatened staff and left with a "substantial" amount of cash.

They added the suspects covered their faces, dressed in blue boiler suits and escaped in a white BMW 1-Series.

Mr Matthews, 30, is due to appear at Oxford Crown Court on 6 May.

Mr Smith was also charged with one count of possession with intent to supply a class A drug.

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