Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Three face Rotherham gun and robbery charges

Two teenage boys and a man have been charged with robbery and firearms offences linked to a number of incidents in the Rotherham area.

South Yorkshire Police said it had charged the boys, aged 16 and 17, and 30-year-old Andrew Rich, from Swinton, with robbery and possession of an imitation firearm.

The 17-year-old also faces attempted robbery and drugs charges.

All three are due to appear at Rotherham Magistrates' Court on Monday.

The teenagers cannot be named due to their age.

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