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Man charged with two knifepoint robberies in Norfolk

Daniel York, will appear before Norwich magistrates. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police have charged a man in connection with two knifepoint robberies in West Norfolk.

Officers were called to JD Sports in Lynn High Street at about 9.55am on Thursday 10 January after a man entered the store and threatened a female staff member with a knife before stealing trainers, gloves and clothing.

Just before 10.30am at Lynn Road in Downham Market a car was stolen during a knifepoint robbery.

Daniel York, aged 20 from King’s Lynn, has been charged with two counts of robbery, one count of possession of a bladed article, one count of driving whilst disqualified and using a motor vehicle without insurance. He's appearing before magistrates in Norwich today.