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Woman accused of robbing Tesco store and 'threatening staff with syringe' due to appear in court

A woman has been charged with shoplifting from a Dudley store and 'threatening staff with a syringe'.


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Jodie Westwood is accused of stealing from Tesco Express on Highland Road on March 16 and 31 where a shop worker was allegedly threatened with a syringe.

The 40-year-old was arrested on King Street in connection with the offences yesterday and was later charged with two counts of theft from a shop and using threatening, abusive, insulting words or behaviour with intent to cause fear of violence.

She is due to appear before Wolverhampton Magistrates Court on Wednesday, April 3.

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