Man charged after attempted armed robbery

Nottingham Road
Nottingham Road

A man has been charged with attempting to rob a shop in Ilkeston and having a knife in public.

Jonathan Clamp has appeared before magistrates in Derby and will next appear at the city’s crown court on January 15.

Clamp, 20, of Stanley Street, Ilkeston, was arrested following an incident at Nottingham Road News at around 9pm on Monday January 6.

A man went into the shop and approached the counter, producing a knife and demanding cash from the shopkeeper. The shopkeeper refused and the man left empty-handed.