Thursday 27 January 2022
10.6 C

Man allegedly blocks delivery van and attempts to rob driver

A man has appeared in court in connection with the attempted robbery of a van driver.

The victim had pulled up in Littleover Avenue, Mansfield, at around 6.15 pm on the evening of Friday 8 October when his path was blocked by a car.

After being threatened he sustained a cut wound to his hand as he attempted to defend himself.

The would-be robber made off empty-handed in an awaiting car. Following enquiries police arrested a man on Wednesday in connection with the alleged incident.

William Robinson, aged 44, appeared at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on Friday (7 January 2022) charged with attempted robbery and two counts of possessing an offensive weapon.

Robinson, of no fixed address, was remanded in custody to appear at Nottingham Crown Court on 4 February.

- Advertisement -

Detective Sergeant Jon Kerry, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “These kinds of offences are treated extremely seriously by Nottinghamshire Police and we will always exhaust every line of enquiry in order to apprehend suspects and put them before the courts.”



Crime down 7% across Nottinghamshire

There has been a seven per cent drop in crime in Nottinghamshire over the last year.The fall was far greater than the national average...

Man in hospital after fire service rescue him from serious Notts house blaze

Last night 26 January at 8:43pm, Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service was called to a house fire on Crescent Road, Selston.Four fire engines attended,...

Over 220 Sneinton properties without power for four hours

Western Power Distribution id working on the outage.A spokesperson said:'We are aware of this power cut incident which was raised at 9:39am this...

Bus diversions after road collision on Loughborough Road West Bridgford

The crash happened at the Rugby Road Eton Road lights.Nottingham City Transport said:'Due to an RTC on Loughborough Rd/ASDA, Green 10 are diverting.'Buses...