Man to stand trial over shop robbery

A man is to stand trial for robbery of a Wakefield shop.

By Nick Frame
Tuesday, 10th May 2022, 7:00 am

Leon Knowles, 29, is accused of targeting the Premier store on Moorhouse Grove, Stanley on April 1.

Knowles, of Bowman Street, Wakefield, was remanded in custody, and his trial date set for September 28.

Two other defendants, Rahmats Gindra, 30, of Ivy Grove, Wakefield, and Dace Paplauska, 30, of Plumpton Road, Wakefield, have admitted the robbery.

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The shop in Stanley.

They will be sentenced following Knowles’ trial and are also held on remand.