Armed robbery arrest

A 31-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested in connection with two armed robberies in Weston and Minehead. Derek Hyslop, of no fixed abode

A 31-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested in connection with two armed robberies in Weston and Minehead.Derek Hyslop, of no fixed abode, appeared before Taunton Deane Magistrates Court on July 30, charged with 15 offences including six counts of robbery.He is also charged with possession of a firearm with intent to commit an offence and two counts of possession of an imitation firearm.The offences span five different regions in England. Hyslop was arrested in Birmingham on July 26 in connection with an armed robbery at Nationwide in Weston and a similar incident at a building society in Minehead on July 24. He was committed to Taunton Crown Court, where he will appear later this month.


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