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The man charged after the 'AK47' incident in Borough on Thursday is due in Camberwell Magistrates Court later today.
Al-Fodday Fofanah, 30, was detained after running through a pub in Borough carrying what appeared to be an 'AK47' rifle. He is accused of attempting to raid two banks - Santander on Walworth Road and a branch of Barclays in Borough.
He is also charged with two counts of possession of an imitation firearm with intent to commit robbery.
Police have today charged a 30 year old man with the attempted robbery of two banks in south London and possession of an imitation firearm.
Al-Fodday Fofanah will appear at Camberwell Magistrates court on Saturday 27 July.
Exclusive video from ITV News' Darren Burn.
Police have detained a man who ran through a pub in Borough with what witnesses described as an AK47 gun.
ITV News producer Darren Burn was inside the George pub at around 2 o'clock this afternoon when the incident happened.
He tweeted what he saw:
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Police have detained a man ran through a pub in Borough with what witnesses described as an AK47 gun.