A woman will appear in court charged with stealing a Poppy Appeal collection box from a supermarket in Swanscombe.

The Royal British Legion container was reportedly stolen from a Co-op in the High Street, at around 3pm on Saturday 6 November 2021.

Nikola Tokarova, from Rotherham, South Yorkshire was arrested on Wednesday 17 November. She was later charged with two counts of theft.

The charges include an unrelated shoplifting offence at Boots in the St George’s Centre, Gravesend on 8 November. The 18-year-old has been bailed to appear at Medway Magistrates’ Court on 15 December.

By Ed

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