Man remanded in custody charged with armed robberies in Brighton

Posted On 29 Oct 2011 at 3:32 pm

A man appeared at Brighton Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Friday 28 October) charged with a series of knifepoint robberies in Brighton.  

David Whittle, 36, is alleged to have robbed The Offie in Whitehawk Road, Whitehawk, on Monday 15 August.

He was also accused of attempting to rob Mulberry Wines in Whitehawk Way, Whitehawk, on Sunday 21 August.

He faced a further charge of robbing a man of his iPhone in Spring Gardens on Thursday 25 August.

Each of the offences involved the use of a large knife which, the prosecutor said, had been recovered by Sussex Police.

Whittle was remanded in custody until the next hearing at Lewes Crown Court on Friday 6 January next year.

JP

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