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Suspected robber charged after Ashford incidents

A suspected robber has been charged with multiple offences following a number of incidents in Ashford.

Peter Osbourne is facing six separate charges for crimes allegedly committed across the town in the space of three days.

Peter Osbourne is facing six charges. Stock Image
Peter Osbourne is facing six charges. Stock Image

The first charge of robbery occurred after a man was allegedly robbed of cash and his bicycle in Beaver Lane on Wednesday June 10.

The 34-year-old has also been charged with attempted robbery, theft of a mobile phone, and threatening a person with a two-pronged knife, in relation to incidents in Mace Lane on the same day.

Osbourne, of High Street, Ashford, was also charged with two counts of possessing a bladed article in a public place, namely a Stanley knife and multi-tool, in relation to an incident in Station Road on Friday.

He appeared at virtual court on Saturday, where he was remanded in custody.

He will next appear at Canterbury Crown Court on 13 July.

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