Man charged in connection to attempted robbery of elderly victim


A Donington man has been arrested and charged in connection with a robbery in Quadring Road on Friday.

Jack Simon Hempsall, 24, of Park Lane, was charged with attempted robbery and possession of a knife.

He appeared before Grantham Magistrates today, where he was remanded into custody.

Lincolnshire police said the victim, a 78-year-old local man, received cuts and bruises and is currently recovering in a local care home.