Man charged with two knife-point robberies in Clacton

Police have reported a rise in dog attacks (stock image). Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Police have reported a rise in dog attacks (stock image). Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

A 37-year-old man has been charged in connection with two knife-point robberies in Clacton.

Essex police were called at around 12.35pm on Saturday, November 4, to reports of a robbery at Best One, in High Street, and then to a report of another robbery in Coral, in Station Road, at 5.20pm.

A police spokesman said the suspect had fled the scene with a three-figure sum of cash.

A man was arrested in Pier Avenue at around 10.15pm the same day.

None of the victims were injured during the robberies.


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Simon Harrigan, 37, of Granville Road, Clacton, will appear at Colchester Magistrates’ Court today charged with two counts of robbery and two counts of threatening a person with an offensive weapon.

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