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Burglary accused charged and due in court

Lengthy investigation by police

A 25 year-old man will appear in court this morning (Thursday) in connection with an attempted burglary at a convenience store.

He’s due before magistrates after allegedly threatening and challenging a staff member with a lit firecracker at Newby’s store in Douglas on November the third before making off with a quantity of cash.

It follows a lengthy investigation by the CID.

The man has also been charged with a further offence of burglary at Billown Quarry which was reported to the police several years ago.

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