Woman charged following dawn raid on Murco garage in Ashford
Police cordon off the
Murco garage in Ashford after a previous robbery in September
A woman has been charged with a string
of offences following an attempted robbery on the Murco garage
in Brookfield Road, South Ashford.
Anna Chambers, 29, Manorfield in
Singleton, Ashford, was arrested following the incident which
took place at around 5am on Thursday.
Witnesses reported police cars,
forensics teams and ambulances at the
scene in Brookfield Road, which was cordoned off until around
Ms Chambers was taken into custody and
questioned by police following the robbery, in
which staff were threatened with a knife.
She was subsequently charged with four
alleged offences: possession of
a knife in a public place; robbery; affray and possessing an
weapon - a broken glass bottle.
She is due to appear before Folkestone
Magistrates today (Friday).
It is not the first time the Murco
garage has been targeted by raiders.
In September 2011, two men got away
with several hundred pounds in an
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