Man charged following robbery near Halifax

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Police investigating a robbery in Liversedge have charged a man.

It came after police were called to reports of the raid on Halifax Road, Liversedge, at 1.10pm, last Sunday.

It is alleged a woman was threatened with a hammer in a shop robbery.

Matthew Wood, 34, was charged with robbery. He has been recalled to prison.

A 36-year-old man arrested on suspicion of robbery has been released pending further enquiries.

The victim did not suffer any serious injuries as a result of the incident.