Lewis Merrington charged following knife-point robbery in Big News Store, Eastern Esplanade, Southend

Man charged following knife-point robbery

Man charged following knife-point robbery

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A MAN will appear in court after allegedly robbing a newsagent at knife-point.

Lewis Merrington, 22, unemployed, of Gainsborough Drive, Westcliff, has been charged with robbery and possessing an offensive weapon in a public place.

He has been bailed until he appears at Southend Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, May 29.

The robbery took place on Thursday, April 24, at about 6.30am.

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