A suspect has been charged after police were called to an incident in which a staff member was reportedly threatened in an Ashford shop.

At around 4.30pm on Wednesday 13 April 2022,  Kent Police was called to a store in Warren Retail Park, Ashford following a report a suspected shoplifter had threatened a member of staff with a knife.


Daniel Martin, of no fixed address, was arrested and charged with two counts of threatening a person with a bladed article and one count of theft.

The 38-year-old appeared at Folkestone Magistrates’ Court on Saturday 16 April where he was remanded in custody.

The case will next be heard at Canterbury Crown Court on Monday 16 May.

By Ed

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