Man in court over East Yorkshire gunpoint 'carjackings'

Police incident in Hedon, East Yorkshire
Image caption The alleged incidents took place across Hull and East Yorkshire on Friday

A man has appeared in court in connection with a series of alleged gunpoint carjackings.

Leon Ndenu, 23, has been charged with four counts each of robbery and attempted robbery, two counts of assault with intent to rob and possessing a firearm in a public place.

Mr Ndenu, of no fixed address, was remanded in custody by Hull Magistrates' Court.

He will appear before the city's crown court on 3 April.

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Police said they were still looking for a second suspect. The charges come after four reports of aggravated vehicle thefts, including a postal van, by two men at several locations in Hull and East Yorkshire on Friday.

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