Teenage girl charged with robbery after two men targeted in Lowestoft

PUBLISHED: 15:29 14 February 2011

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A 13-year-old girl is due to appear at Lowestoft Magistrates Court tomorrow (Tuesday, February 15), charged with robbing two men – a 19-year-old and a 30-year-old – in an incident in St Margarets Road in Lowestoft in the early hours of October 1 last year.

She is charged with two counts of robbery – robbing the 19-year-old man of his wallet, a lighter and a tobacco pouch and robbing the 30-year-old man of a bank card and mobile phone.

The teenager - who cannot be named for legal reasons - is also charged with possession of an offensive weapon – a metal pole – and GBH on the 19-year-old who suffered facial injuries including bruising and swelling to his eye and cuts to his head and nose in the incident.

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