Charges over Witham gun threat iPod robbery

Two 18-year-old men have been charged after a man was threatened with a gun and robbed of an iPod in Essex.

Police were called to Bramble Road, Witham, at 00:15 BST on Saturday. The teenagers were arrested in Braintree.

One has been charged with robbery, possessing an air weapon with intent to cause fear of violence, possessing an imitation firearm and a prohibited weapon.

The other is charged with robbery and possessing a prohibited weapon.

Both appeared before Chelmsford magistrates on Monday and were remanded in custody to appear at Chelmsford Crown Court on 7 November.

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