Teenager faces robbery charges

A teenager is to appear in court after being charged with robbing a shop in Wetherby, police said.

Thursday, 29th April 2021, 1:41 pm
Updated Thursday, 29th April 2021, 1:42 pm
Leeds Magistrates Court.

A teenager is to appear in court after being charged with robbing a shop in Wetherby, police said.

Liam Pearcey-Skey, 18, appeared at Leeds Magistrates Court on Saturday, April 24, after he was charged with robbery and two counts of being in possession of a bladed article in a public place.

Two of the charges relate to an incident which occurred at The Paper Shop in Wetherby on Monday, April 19.

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The other charge relates to an incident in which a knife was recovered by police officers in The Headrow on Thursday, April 22.

Pearcey-Skey, from Wetherby, was remanded in custody to next appear at Leeds Crown Court on 21 May, police confirmed.