He appeared before Brighton Magistrates’ Court on 8 December and was remanded in custody to appear before a crown court to be fixed on Wednesday (17 January).
A second man – Anthony Kirsten, 44, of Hillside, Brighton – has now been charged with robbery, being in possession of a bladed article, aggravated vehicle taking, driving without insurance and driving without a licence.
He appeared before Crawley Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday (9 January) and was remanded in custody to next appear before a crown court to be fixed on 6 February.
A 57-year-old local man was additionally arrested on suspicion of actual bodily harm (ABH). He has been released on bail pending further enquiries.