Man Charged In Connection With Eastbourne Robbery

Wednesday 23rd November 2016

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Police have arrested and charged a man following enquiries into a robbery at a bookmakers in Hampden Park.

Officers were called to the incident at Ladbrokes, in Brassey Avenue, shortly before 1pm on Sunday (20 November). A man walked into the store and demanded money from staff, before making off with a quantity of cash. No weapons were seen and no one was injured.

Less than 48 hours after the robbery, officers went to an Eastbourne address and made the arrest.

Aden Thompson, 27, unemployed, of Penhurst Close, Eastbourne, has been charged with the robbery and is due to appear on bail at Hastings Magistrates Court on 7 December.

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