Man charged in connection with Brighton robbery
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A man has been charged with robbery and possession of a bladed article in Brighton.
Shortly before 3.30pm on Wednesday (September 30) police received a report of a man being robbed at knifepoint in Norwich Crescent, Brighton.
The victim received minor injuries. Some personal items, including his wallet containing a quantity of cash, were stolen. Police were able to recover the personal items for the victim.
A man and a woman were arrested by officers at a retail park in Newton Road, Hove, later that afternoon.
Harry Avis, 22, unemployed, of Swanborough Drive, Brighton, has since been charged with robbery, possession of a bladed article and breach of court bail.
He has been remanded in prison to appear before Lewes Crown Court on October 13.
The 21-year-old woman from Brighton has been released on conditional bail until October 28 while enquiries continue.