Arrests are made over burglaries and robbery

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TWO men have been charged following an alleged five-day crime spree.

Raymond Lindsay, 38, of Newcastle, and Mark Gavin, 41, of Luton, have both been charged with committing a robbery at Fitzleet House, Bognor, on August 26 and burglaries at Admiralty Road, Felpham, on August 24 and Downview Road, Felpham, on August 25.

Gavin has also been charged with a robbery at the Midway, Felpham, on August 25.

They were arrested in Weymouth on Sunday for an unrelated offence and then questioned and charged with these offences.

They appeared at Weymouth Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday and were remanded in custody.

Police are still seeking witnesses to a robbery that occurred at 1am on Sunday August 25 on Felpham Esplanade, next to Longbrook, when a 44-year-old man was assaulted by two men as he walked home from Bognor.

He was punched and kicked, causing cuts and bruises to his face and head. He managed to escape without anything being stolen but required hospital treatment the next day.

Anyone with information should contact Sussex Police on 101 quoting Operation Consort or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.