Bookmakers armed robbery suspect in court

Kettering, Magistrates Court,  Callum Bland inquest. Callum's dad Tim Bland outside the court.'Thursday, 11 December 2008
Kettering, Magistrates Court, Callum Bland inquest. Callum's dad Tim Bland outside the court.'Thursday, 11 December 2008

A MAN accused of robbing a bookmaker’s in Desborough at gunpoint yesterday will appear in court this morning.

The 58-year-old from Corby faces charges of robbery and possession of a firearm following the incident at Coral bookmaker’s in Station Road.

He was remanded in custody yesterday and was refused bail.

Det Supt Kevin Wooldridge of Northamptonshire Police said: “We have withheld his bail and are seeking a remand in custody to protect the safety of the public, which is paramount.”

The suspect will appear at Kettering Magistrates Court this morning.