Rugby man charged following two knifepoint robberies in town shops

A Rugby man was due to appear before magistrates today, June 10, following two knifepoint shop robberies.

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Balkar Singh was arrested at his home in Albert Street the early hours of Thursday, June 9.

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The 44-year-old was then charged with two counts of robbery and one count of threatening someone with a blade.

The charges relate to incidents at shops in Railway Terrace and Clifton Road on that same day.

Police said Singh will appear at Coventry Magistrates’ Court today.