Ipswich/Colchester: Man charged with shop robbery bid in Bramford Road after handing himself in to police
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A man has been charged with the attempted robbery of a convenience store in Ipswich and possessing a bladed article, police have said.
Lee Lawther, of James Street, Colchester, appeared at South East Suffolk Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday charged with the offences.
The 22-year-old handed himself in at the Martlesham police investigation centre on Monday after a shop worker at a convenience store in Bramford Road was threatened for cash with a knife.
The incident took place on Thursday, May 1.
Lawther was arrested and charged by police with the attempted robbery of a convenience store and possessing a bladed article on Monday after handing himself in. He was also charged with theft in a dwelling after a gold ring was stolen during an incident in Weaver Close.
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Lawther is set to appear at Ipswich Crown Court on May 15 after he appeared before magistrates in Ipswich on Tuesday.
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