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Husband and wife accused of robbing Surlingham Post Office and having fake handgun

PUBLISHED: 12:57 01 September 2017 | UPDATED: 13:17 01 September 2017

Surlingham Post Office. PIC: Peter Walsh.

Surlingham Post Office. PIC: Peter Walsh.

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A husband and wife are accused of having a fake gun during a robbery at Surlingham post office.

Beverly Chamberlain, 33, of Beechcroft Court Cringleford and Neil Chamberlain, 31, of Norwich Prison, are charged with robbery at Surlingham on February 2 this year and taking £1,068-worth of cash and post office goods.

Both are also charged with possession of an imitation black handgun.

Appearing at Norwich Magistrates Court on Friday, the case of Mrs Chamberlain was sent to Norwich Crown Court for a hearing later in September where she is expected to plead not guilty.

Her husband was due to appear before magistrates later on Friday.

Another man Kevin Tunmore, 36, has been charged with robbery, possession of an imitation firearm and failure to surrender to police, following the armed robbery.

Tunmore, of Low Common, Ashby St Mary, appeared at Norwich Magistrates Court via videolink from Wymondham Police Investigation Centre (PIC) on Thursday, August 31.

His case was also sent to Norwich Crown Court over September.

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