Man, 34, accused of robberies

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A 34-YEAR-OLD man has been charged with three robberies across the south including one in Portsmouth.

David Hinde, of Bournemouth, is accused of targeting Ladbrokes in Leith Avenue, Paulsgrove, shortly before 6pm on Friday.

He is also alleged to have robbed Ladbrokes on Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, on Wednesday, and Coral on Castle Lane West in Bournemouth on Thursday.

He was charged with possessing an offensive weapon and threatening persons with a blade or pointed article,

He was due to appear at Bournemouth Magistrates’ Court today.