Swindon youths charged with 19 crimes in one night

Eight youths have been charged with a total of 19 robberies and assaults committed in West Swindon during one night.

All of the offences were committed in the area of the Link Centre, Shaw Ridge and Yarmouth Close on 16 September.

Katrina Thomas, 18, of Yershin Court, in the town, was charged with robbery and two common assaults.

The other youths charged, who cannot be named, were all from the West Swindon area and aged between 14 and 17.

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