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Men charged with Fenland armed robberies set to appear in court today




Two men who were arrested in the early hours of Saturday January 26 following armed robberies in March and Chatteris have been charged.

Robin Hood garage in March was one of three places targeted by armed robbers. (6793674)
Robin Hood garage in March was one of three places targeted by armed robbers. (6793674)

It was reported that at 8.54pm on Friday night (25) an attempted armed robbery occurred at Cost Cutter in St Peter’s Road, March.

Applegreen in Chatteris was targeted by armed robbers. (6793735)
Applegreen in Chatteris was targeted by armed robbers. (6793735)

Two further armed robberies then took place at 8.58pm at Robin Hood Service Station in Wimblington Road, March, and at 9.18pm at Applegreen Petrogas in Chatteris.

Michael Esaw, 31, of Low Road, Fenstanton, and Craig Downer, 28, of York Road, Wisbech, have both been charged with three counts of attempted armed robbery.

They have been remanded to appear at Peterborough Magistrates’ Court today (Monday).



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