Two men charged with armed robbery in Hartley

Two men have been charged after an armed robbery in Hartley.

Anthony Sweetman, 32, and Ben Medhurst, 41, allegedly committed the robbery at a business in Ash Road on Thursday 19 September 2017.

The two men were both charged on Tuesday 12 December with robbery, possession of an imitation firearm and possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.

Sweetman, from Northfleet and Medhurst, Gravesend, both appeared before Medway Magistrates’ Court.

Sweetman was remanded to appear at Maidstone Crown Court on Wednesday 10 January 2018 and Mr Medhurst was bailed to return also to appear in court on the 10th.

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