Charges brought in Arbroath robbery

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A man has been charged in connection with an alleged armed robbery in Arbroath’s West Port area at the weekend.

Police descended on Arbroath’s West Port on Sunday afternoon at around 2 p.m. following reports of a robbery at a convenience store.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: “Police Scotland can confirm that a 22-year-old man has been charged in connection with a robbery in West Port, Arbroath.”

It is understood that the man appeared at Forfar Sheriff Court on Monday on charges alleging robbery, assault and possession of an offensive weapon. This picture shows the Police Scotland response on Sunday. Credit: David McIntosh.