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Man charged after wheelchair user robbed in Nottinghamshire

Police investigating the robbery of a double-amputee wheelchair user have charged a suspect.

The man was targeted after he withdrew a large quantity of cash from a bank in Queen Street, Mansfield, shortly before 11.20am on Saturday 30 October.

A bag containing the money was pulled from the victim during the incident, but he was otherwise unharmed.

Thomas Miller, aged 37, of Rosemary Street, Mansfield, has been charged with robbery and remanded into custody.

He was due to appear at Nottingham Magistrates Court yesterday afternoon.

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Two other men arrested as part of the enquiry remain on bail.

Detective Sergeant Andy Hall, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “Crimes of this nature can have a very long-lasting impact on victims and are treated with the utmost seriousness by Nottinghamshire Police. I am pleased we have now charged a suspect in this case and our investigation continues.”

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