Hereford & Worcester

Man charged with gunpoint robbery of Hereford casino

A 26-year-old man has been charged with robbery after a Hereford casino was held up at gunpoint.

The raid happened at Cashino Gaming in the Eign Gate area of the city at about 06:00 GMT on Saturday.

Staff were threatened into handing a robber cash, which has since been recovered, West Mercia Police said.

Officers also found an airgun and an imitation firearm. The accused man is due at Hereford Magistrates' Court later.

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