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Two men charged after raid on Colchester jewellers

Two men have been charged with robbery following a raid at a jewellers in Colchester.

Three men were arrested in Clingoe Hill, Colchester, following the robbery in Pelhams Lane at 1630 BST on Friday.

They were arrested after the Toyota car they were travelling in was involved in a collision with two other cars.

Jonathan Simpson, 28, of no fixed address and Clint Burnall, 35, of Wellesley Road, Clacton will appear before Colchester magistrates.

The third man arrested remains in hospital with head injuries which are not classed as serious.

The men were arrested after their car was in collision with a blue Land Rover Freelander and a blue Mazda 3 which were stationary at traffic lights.

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