Two men arrested after robbery at knifepoint


Two men have been arrested for aggravated burglary after they robbed four men at knifepoint in Eastbourne.

The incident happened at a property in Tenterden Close on Tuesday (April 1) at around 5.30pm.

The pair allegedly threatened the four victims with a knife and an imitation gun before stealing two mobile phones, an XBox, a laptop and tobacco. One of them suffered cuts to his head.

Jay Georgiou, a 19-year-old labourer of Northbourne Road, Eastbourne, was charged with possession of a firearm and robbery. He appeared at Brighton Magistrates’ Court on Thursday (April 3), where he was remanded to appear at Lewes Crown Court on April 24.

An 18-year-old man from Eastbourne was questioned and bailed to return on May 5.