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Young mand charged with street robberies

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A 20-year-old man has been taken into custody, charged with two street robberies in Nørrebro back in October last year.

The robberies took place on October 2 and 3. In the attack on October 2, a 28-year-old man was beaten with a bat and threatened into a car, after which was driven around to various ATMs and was forced to withdraw cash. On October 3, a 76-year-old woman was assaulted and robbed of her valuables.

The 20-year-old was arrested Thursday at an address in Ishøj.

The preliminary hearing took place on Friday behind closed doors, and here the court chose to remand the 20-year-old in custody for 12 days.

Copenhagen Police said the investigation into the case was continuing and they were still looking for accomplices.

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