A suspect has appeared in court charged with a robbery in Lydd town centre.

Kent Police was called at 4.50pm on Sunday 14 February 2021 and it was reported that a woman had been robbed in the town’s High Street.

It was reported that the woman had been approached by a man holding a craft knife, who had then taken money from her purse.


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Following an investigation by Kent Police’s Chief Constable’s Crime Squad, a man was arrested on Monday 22 February.

A man from Chatham, has since been charged with robbery, possession of a knife and possession of cannabis.

The 24-year-old appeared before Folkestone Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 23 February and was remanded in custody to appear at court on a date to be arranged.

By Ed

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