Three men charged with possessing gun in Doncaster

Ellerker Avenue, Hexthorpe
Ellerker Avenue, Hexthorpe

Three men have been charged with possessing a gun following two incidents in Doncaster.

Emir Tzourtzi, aged 23, of Cintra Park, Crystal Palace, London; Kevin Paloko, 24, of Challice Way, Tulse Hill, London and Hasa Klevi, 20, of no fixed abode, were charged on Sunday, June 10 over offences in Hexthorpe on Friday, June 8 and Saturday, June 9.

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They are charged with possessing a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence, threatening a person with an offensive weapon and possession of an offensive weapon.

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A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "At around 3.15am on June 8, it was reported someone had tried to break into a property on Ellerker Avenue, Hexthorpe.

"The following evening, at around 1am, police received reports three men armed with a knife and what was believed to be a gun, made threats towards the owner of the property before making off in a red Volvo."