Man charged after Luton Co-op robbery


A man has been charged with robbery at a Co-op store where a shop assistant was threatened.

The incident happened at the Birdsfoot Lane store in Luton on Friday, March 13.

Just days later, Simon Shepherd, 37, was arrested on Monday, March 16.

Shepherd, of Peel Street in Luton, is due to appear at Luton Crown Court on April 7.

Beds Police wereinformed of reports that a man had stolen two bottles of brandy from the store after the shop assistant was threatened.