Man charged with four counts of robbery
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A man has been charged with four counts of robbery committed at premises in Leicester.
Craig Sheldon, 40, of Drummond Road, Leicester, has been charged with the incidents which happened between 31 December last year and 2 February this year.
The charges relate to:
- A robbery at a premises in Belgrave Boulevard, Leicester, on 31 December 2019 during which cigarettes, cash and alcohol was stolen
- A robbery at a premises in Norwich Road on 1 February this year during which cash, scratch cards and a mobile phone was stolen
- A robbery at a premises in Sibson Road, Birstall, on 1 February this year during which cash was stolen
- Robbery at a premises in Beaumanor Road, Leicester, on 2 February this year, during which cash was stolen.
Sheldon is also charged with three counts of possession of a knife – in Norwich Road and Sibson Road on 1 February and in Leicester on 2 February.
He is also charged with theft of razor blades from a premises in Exploration Drive, Leicester, on 17 January this year.
Sheldon has been remanded into custody and is due to appear at Leicester Magistrates Court today (12 February)