Man charged with attempted robbery of Forest Gate bookmakers

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A man has been charged with attempting to rob a Forest Gate betting shop.

David Manton, 34 and of no fixed abode, is set to appear at Thames Magistrates’ Court this morning.

He is accused of attempting to rob a shop in Woodgrange Road on Tuesday, February 4 and of robbing another bookmakers in Snakes Lane East, Woodford Green, on Saturday, January 23.