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Watford bank siege: Three Luton men charged

Three men have been charged in connection with a three-hour siege at a bank in Watford.

Officers were called to the Co-operative Bank in Market Street on Thursday morning.

Three Luton men have been charged with conspiracy to steal, conspiracy to commit a bomb hoax and theft.

They are Co-op Bank worker Muhammed Qasim Salam, 23, from Bracknell Close, Imran Khalifa, 23, from Maiden Hall Road and Faizan Rehman, 23.

The men are due to appear before Hatfield Remand Court on Monday.

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