Man charged after Rushden corner shop robbery

He's also accused of having a knife

Thursday, 9th September 2021, 11:48 am
Updated Friday, 10th September 2021, 10:23 am
The Premier Store Walker is accused of robbing.

A man has been charged after an armed robbery at a corner shop in Rushden.

Tony Bryce Walker, 35, will appear before magistrates today (Thursday) after the incident on September 6.

During the incident at 7.30am a man entered the Premier Store in Upper Queen Street and brandished a large kitchen knife at the shopkeeper.

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The man threatened him in order to get him to hand over the cash register, worth £270.

Walker, formerly of both Wellingborough and Rushden, is due to face magistrates in Northampton this morning.