Man appears in court after robberies and assault


A man has been charged with carrying out two robberies and an assault in Wakefield city centre.

The 34-year-old appeared before Leeds Magistrates Court on Saturday after being charged with a series of offences on April 5.

The charges include a robbery offence on a woman in Carlton Street and a second robbery offence on a woman on Back Lane, as well as an assault offence on a male on Back Lane.