Man charged over armed robbery at Charity HQ
A man has been charged in connection with the armed robbery at Midlands Air Ambulance Charity HQ, in which staff were held hostage and thousands of pounds of donations were stolen.
A 31-year-old – arrested from an address in Kings Heath on Friday (Nov 23) – will appear before Birmingham magistrates tomorrow (27 November)ã€€to hear claims that he raided the charity’s HQ inã€€Pedmore Road,ã€€Brierley Hill, on June 21 2011.
It is alleged he threatened staff with a Taser gun, before making off with £12,000 of charity donations and a car.
He faces one count of conspiracy to rob and was remanded in prison; he will next appear at Birmingham Magistrates court tomorrow (27 November).