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Sittingbourne man Wayne Albone charged over knife raid on Chaucer News

14 March 2014
by KentOnline reporter

A man has been charged over a knife raid on a Sittingbourne newsagent.

Wayne Albone, of College Road, Sittingbourne, is accused of robbing Chaucer News, in Chaucer Road.

The 27-year-old is also charged with possessing cannabis, driving while disqualified and using a car without third-party insurance.

Chaucer News in Chaucer Road, Sittingbourne

Chaucer News in Chaucer Road, Sittingbourne

He has been remanded in custody to appear at Maidstone Magistrates' Court on Wednesday, April 2.

Police were called at 6.45pm on December 12 last year to a report of a robbery in progress at the newsagent.

Two men wearing balaclavas were reported to have entered the convenience store and threatened a staff member with what is believed to have been a knife.

They left empty-handed and were seen getting into a vehicle.

Enquiries to locate a second man are ongoing.

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