Man charged with Leeds bank robbery

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A MAN has been charged with robbing a bank in Leeds.

The 47-year-old, from Halifax, is alleged to have threatened staff at the Co-operative, on Vicar Lane in the city centre, at about 12.30pm on Monday before escaping with cash.

A man was arrested on nearby Dyer Street a short time later.

The man has been charged with robbery and is due to appear at Leeds Magistrates’ Court on Friday, November 16.

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