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Ipswich: Man charged with robbery

PUBLISHED: 09:34 22 February 2014 | UPDATED: 09:35 22 February 2014

Mr McLaughlin is to appear at Ipswich Magistrates' Court

Mr McLaughlin is to appear at Ipswich Magistrates' Court

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A 31-year-old Ipswich man is due to appear in court today after being charged with robbery.

Shaun Dighton, of Chesterton Close, was arrested during the early hours of yesterday morning and has subsequently been charged with one count of robbery and one count of attempted robbery.

The robbery charge relates to an incident in Hawthorn Drive on Friday, February 21 where cash was stolen from a male victim.

The attempted robbery charge is in relation to an incident in Jasmine Close on the same day, where an attempt was made to steal money from another man.

Dighton will appear in Ipswich Magistrates Court.

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