DETECTIVES have charged a man following a spate of armed robberies.
The 24 year old has been charged with three counts of robbery and three counts of possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence.
He is expected to appear before Ballymena Magistrates’ Court later this morning, Monday 01 January.
As is normal procedure all charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.
The charges are in connection with an armed robbery at a shop in Oakland Park in Carrickfergus on 28 December, an armed robbery at a shop in Ballynure on 26 December and another at a shop in Glynn on Christmas Eve.