Man charged with robbery at Norwich Co-op

PUBLISHED: 12:10 16 July 2018 | UPDATED: 12:10 16 July 2018

Co-op store on Catton Grove Road, Norwich. Photo: Google

Co-op store on Catton Grove Road, Norwich. Photo: Google


A man has been charged with robbery following an incident at a Co-op store in Norwich.

It happened on Monday, July 9 at about 8.30pm when a man entered the Catton Grove Road store and threatened staff with a firearm before stealing a quantity of cash.

Ryan Smith, 42, of Woodcock Road, Norwich, is accused of robbing £400 from the store. He was also charged with possession of an imitation firearm.

Smith appeared before Norwich Magistrates Court on Saturday, July 14 and was remanded in custody and will appear in court again in due course.

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