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Two men have been charged with spate of 23 offences in west Belfast

Published 09/10/2016

Two men have been charged with 23 offences between them following a robbery at a shopping centre in the Donegall Road area of West Belfast on the evening of Friday 7 October.
Two men have been charged with 23 offences between them following a robbery at a shopping centre in the Donegall Road area of West Belfast on the evening of Friday 7 October.

Two men are due in court in Belfast on Monday morning to face charges relating to 23 offences.

It is understood the two men were confronted by security staff in the car park of a shopping centre in the Donegall Road area of west Belfast at around 8pm on Friday.

They had been attempting to make off on a motorcycle, which had been reported stolen the previous evening.

They were charged with the 23 offences following a robbery at the shopping centre

A 20-year-old man has been charged with 16 offences including robbery, attempted grievous bodily harm with intent, aggravated vehicle taking, criminal damage and driving whilst disqualified.

And a 30-year-old man has been charged with seven offences including robbery, theft, aggravated vehicle taking and criminal damage.

Both men are due to appear at Belfast Magistrates Court on the morning of Monday 10 October.

As is normal procedure, all charges are reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.

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