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Man taken to hospital after robbers attack him in his own home

Police have charged a suspect over allegations a man was threatened and attacked in his own home.

Officers quickly responded, searched the area and carried out enquiries after it was reported a man had entered the victim’s address in Nottingham Road, Mansfield, at around 8pm on Tuesday 12 July 2022.

The victim needed hospital treatment after suffering injuries to his ear and hand. Jewellery and cash were taken from his home.

A further incident was also reported at an address in Heathfield Way, Mansfield, shortly after 9pm. It was reported a man entered the property before threatening the occupants with a knife. No injuries were reported.

Response officers soon confronted and arrested a suspect nearby.

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A 30-year-old man from Mansfield, has been charged with wounding with intent, robbery, burglary, threatening a person with an offensive weapon in a private place, possession of a knife in a public place and possession of cannabis.

He appeared at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on Monday (18 July), was remanded in custody and is next due to appear at Nottingham Crown Court on 15 August 2022.

Detective Sergeant Matt Dumbrell, of Nottinghamshire Police, said:

“Thanks to some good work by officers a man has been charged and remanded in connection with these distressing incidents which happened in the victims’ own homes – where they should feel safe. Understandably they were left very shaken by what happened.

“Violent crime of this nature has no place in our neighbourhoods. I’d like to reassure people we will always investigate any incidents reported to us and do everything in our power to seek justice for victims while providing them with support.”

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