Two Charged with Brighton street robberies

Besi Besemar October 29, 2012

A 17-year-old boy from Brighton, and Max Corbett, 18, unemployed, of Albany Villas, Hove, will appear in custody at Brighton Magistrates Court today, Monday, October 29 charged with two robberies, of two local men, aged 20 and 21, in Washington Street, near the Level, at 2am on Friday, October 26.

One victim had his Iphone stolen, and the other had his Blackberry, personal cards and £20 cash taken. The victims received cuts and bruises and their property was recovered.

Two teenagers, aged 17 and 18, arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm following an attack on a 36-year-old local man in St James Street, Brighton, in the early hours of  Friday October 26, have been released on police bail until January 8, 2013 while enquiries continue.