The Police have thanked the public for their help after two arrests were made on Friday in connection with an armed robbery in Stansted.
Two men on Friday were arrested as part of an ongoing investigation into an armed robbery in Stansted Mountfitchet.
Grant Bolden, 39 of Hunters Way, Saffron Walden has since been charged with threatening a person with an offensive weapon in a public place, racially aggravated intentional harassment, possession of a bladed article in a public place, having an imitation firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence, theft from a shop and two counts of robbery.
Jack Knight, 44 of Meadow Close, Dunmow has been charged with possession of a bladed article in a public place, having an imitation firearm with intent to commit and indictable offence, theft from a shop and robbery.
Both men have been remanded into custody and will appear at Chelmsford Magistrates Court today.
Detective Inspector Frazer Low said: “I would like to thank the public for their support following a media appeal we issued around this investigation.
“This investigation has remained a priority and our officers worked quickly to facilitate these arrests and charge two people in connection with these offences.”
An investigation was launched by the Police’s Serious Crime Directorate after an armed robbery at a service station on Cambridge Road on September 27.