Man facing charge of robbery while on run remanded

Michael Wheatley, 55, was remanded in custody at South East Surrey Magistrates' Court today after appearing charged with robbery while on the run from an open prison.

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Man remanded after on-the-run armed robbery charge

A man has appeared in court accused of carrying out an armed robbery during five days on the run from an open prison. Michael Wheatley is alleged to have robbed a building society in Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey, on Wednesday.