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Man charged after biting victim and robbing cashpoint money

Detectives investigating a robbery at a Nottingham cashpoint have charged a man.

The victim had just taken money from the machine in Berridge Road, Forest Fields, Nottingham, when he was confronted by an offender.

He was forced to hand over a quantity of cash after being bitten on the hand on Friday (19 January) around 1.40pm.

Officers have studied CCTV footage close to the scene of the incident and carried out other local inquiries.

Fifty-year-old Michael Peck, of no fixed abode, has been charged with robbery and appeared at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court today (24 January).

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He was remanded in custody until his next appearance at Nottingham Crown Court on 21 February 2024.

Detective Constable Sam Richardson, of Nottinghamshire Police, said:

“Street robberies of this nature can be extremely upsetting for victims and I’m pleased a suspect has been placed before the courts.

“I hope people living and working in this part of the city are reassured by the swift and robust police response to this incident.”

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