The UK's fastest-growing regional news network
11°C | 1°C
5°C | 1°C
6°C | -1°C
See the full forecast for your area.
Sponsored by Britelite.
Home Sittingbourne News Article
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.
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.
Click here for more news from Sittingbourne.
Click here for more news from around the county.