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Three charged over Bournemouth jewellery raid

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Image caption Police were called to the jewellers shortly before 16:30 GMT on Tuesday

Two men and a woman have been charged following an armed robbery at a jewellers in Bournemouth.

Two men entered Franses Jewellers on Westover Road just before 16:30 GMT on Tuesday police said.

Staff in the store were threatened with handguns before an unknown quantity of items were stolen.

Two men, aged 22 and 24 from London and of no fixed abode, and a 30-year-old woman from Northampton have been charged with robbery.

The men have also been charged with firearm possession with intent to cause fear of violence.

They are expected to appear at Poole Magistrates' Court later.

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