Weymouth post office armed robbery accused remanded

The Londis store in Abbotsbury Road
Image caption The Post Office at the Weymouth Londis store was raided on 2 March

A man has appeared in court charged with stealing £28,000 during a robbery at a post office in Dorset.

Colin Douglas, 25, of Weymouth, is accused of raiding the post office at the Londis store in Abbotsbury Road, Weymouth, on 2 March.

Mr Douglas, who faces a total of seven charges including robbery and using a gun to hijack a car, appeared at Dorchester Crown Court earlier.

He was remanded in custody to enter a plea at the court on 9 May.

Mr Douglas is also accused of dangerous driving and using a gun to resist arrest.

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