Man charged with robbery and attempted robbery at Brighton businesses
Main article content
A man has been arrested and charged with committing a robbery at Burger King and an attempted robbery at Costa Coffee in Brighton on Thursday (20 August).
Rowan Hudson, 31, of The Drive, Hove, was detained by officers from the Brighton Tactical Enforcement Unit and appeared before Brighton Magistrates' Court on Saturday (22 August).
The court heard that a man went into the Costa Coffee shop in London Road, on Thursday morning and threatened staff before attempting to steal a cash till drawer of money. He was stopped by staff and left empty handed.
A man then went to Burger King restaurant in King's Road less than two hours later and threatened staff before stealing cash from the till and running off.
Hudson was remanded in custody to appear at crown court on 21 September.