Charged with raid at post office

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A MAN has been charged with robbery at a post office and shop in Bestwood Village.

Matthew Phillips (26), of Barker Avenue, Long Eaton, appeared at Nottingham Magistrates Court on Tuesday.

He is accused of raiding OJ’s Thoroughgoods Store and Post Office on Park Road at 10.15 pm on Friday May 25 as an assistant closed up.

The 19-year-old worker was allegedly punched and threatened before cigarettes and cash were stolen.

There were no customers in the shop at the time.