Man charged after robbery at Hove arcade

Posted On 16 Jan 2020 at 9:52 pm

A man has been charged after a robbery at an arcade in Hove, Sussex Police said today (Thursday 16 January).

The 29-year-old was arrested yesterday after the robbery was reported the day before.

The force said: “A man has been arrested and charged with a Hove robbery.

“Police were called to Connaught Leisure, George Street, at 3.21pm on Tuesday (14 January) to reports a man had entered the arcade demanding cash.

“Officers attended and were able to identify a suspect.

“A warrant was executed at an address in Hove on Wednesday (15 January) and a 29-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of robbery.

“James Creaghan, 29, of The Drive, Hove, was charged with robbery and possession of a knife blade or a sharp pointed article in a public place.

“He was remanded in custody and will appear at Brighton Magistrates’ Court on Friday (17 January).”

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