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Man charged with robbery

Dated: 19 Feb 2012

Police have charged a man following a robbery in South Shields.

At 4.25am on Saturday, February 18, a 24-year-old man was walking along Ferry Street when he was robbed by a known man.

He was assaulted and had a small amount of cash stolen. The victim suffered a fractured jaw.

A 21-year-old man has been charged with robbery and will appear at South Tyneside Magistrates' Court on Monday, February 20, 2012.