Mid Wales

Second man charged over Barclays Machynlleth raid

A second man is due to appear in court charged with robbery after money was stolen from a security guard outside a bank in Powys.

The raid happened at the entrance to Barclays in Machynlleth shortly before 1145 BST on 19 May.

Police said a 26-year-old man from the West Midlands would appear in court in Llandrindod Wells on Wednesday.

Micquel France, 24, from the Birmingham area, has been charged with robbery and has been remanded in custody.

Police are hunting a third suspect.

Officers said they had received an excellent response from the public and they were continuing to make house-to-house inquiries in Welshpool and Machynlleth.

Specialist search teams are also being used in the search for the third suspect.

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