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Man in court in connection with £25k robbery from G4S van outside NatWest in Rainham

A third man has been charged following a gang robbery outside a bank.

Daniel Gurley, 38, was charged with robbery after a courier driver delivering cash to NatWest, in Rainham High Street was targeted at around 10.35am on Wednesday, September 25.

Police cordoned off NatWest in Rainham High Street after a robbery. Picture: @joshbattrum17
Police cordoned off NatWest in Rainham High Street after a robbery. Picture: @joshbattrum17

As courier Yubarn Gurung moved the money, two masked robbers pounced on him and stole £25,000.

They leapt into a get away car and made off with the cash.

Two men were jailed last month for their role in the crime.

On Thursday, November 21 at Maidstone Crown Court Warren Young, 36, of Cavendish Avenue, Gillingham, was jailed for four-and-a-half years after admitting robbery.

Getaway driver Samnit Sidhu, 24, of Cromwell Road, Grays, Essex, also admitted the offence and was given a sentence of five years and three months. He had also admitted possession of cocaine with intent to supply, possession of cannabis with intent to supply and possession of a CS spray.

Samnit Sinhu and Warren Young have been locked up for carrying out the robbery. Picture: Kent Police
Samnit Sinhu and Warren Young have been locked up for carrying out the robbery. Picture: Kent Police

Gurley was arrested last Wednesday on suspicion of robbery. He was then charged and appeared before Medway magistrates on Friday where he was remanded into custody.

The Londoner will appear at Maidstone Crown Court for another hearing on Monday, December 23.

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