Man charged following Runcorn armed robberies Date published: 5th June 2017 2.01pm

Officers from Runcorn CID have charged a man in relation to two armed robberies and a mugging which all took place on 30 May 2017.

Jamie William Bates, 27, of no fixed abode, was arrested by officers from Cheshire Police on 2 June.

Following questioning Bates was charged with three counts of Robbery and three counts of possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.

He appeared at South Cheshire Magistrates on 3 June 2017 where he was remanded in custody; he is next set to appear at Chester Crown Court on 3/7/2017.