Man charged with aggravated burglary following post office incidents

A man has been charged following incidents at post offices in Stockton earlier this week. Picture: Terry Blackburn <i>(Image: Terry Blackburn)</i>
A man has been charged following incidents at post offices in Stockton earlier this week. Picture: Terry Blackburn (Image: Terry Blackburn)

A man has been charged in connection to three incidents, including aggravated burglary, on Teesside this week.

The charges relate to three incidents being investigated by Stockton CID; at Redhill Road Post Office and Rimswell Road Post Office, and at Collingwood Road in Billingham.

All three incidents took place on Thursday, June 1.

A 29-year-old has been charged with two counts of robbery and one of aggravated burglary.

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The man has been remanded in custody until his court appearance tomorrow (Monday, June 5).

The first of these incidents reportedly took place at 7:40am at a post office on Redhill Road, where a man, armed with a weapon, threatened staff with violence and stole a large sum of money from the tills.

A second incident reported to police involved two men allegedly entering a post office on Rimswell Road armed with a weapon and demanding money, before fleeing in a small black car empty-handed.