Man charged after hammer robbery at Leeds cash point

A man has appeared in court after being charged over a violent street robbery in Leeds.

By Joe Cooper
Monday, 25th November 2019, 1:38 pm
Updated Monday, 25th November 2019, 1:39 pm

Marcel McKoy Blair, aged 26, of Marley Place, Beeston, was arrested on Friday following a public appeal over the incident, which took place at West Point, in Wellington Street, on Saturday October 12.

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He was charged with robbery, attempted robbery and possession of an offensive weapon, believed to be a hammer, following an investigation by Leeds District Crime Team.

He appeared at Leeds Magistrates Court on Saturday and was remanded in custody pending a further hearing.

West Point, Wellington Street (Photo: Google).