Four men charged in connection with Portsmouth robbery attempt
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Officers from the Portsmouth High Harm Team have charged four people in connection with a robbery attempt in Portsmouth.
On Thursday 9 February it was reported that a number of men had entered a property in Seymour Close demanding money.
Two men were assaulted during the incident, sustaining serious but not life threatening injuries.
Following enquiries, Keith Raymond Hawley, aged 30, and of Swanmore Road in Havant, was charged with attempted robbery, possession of an offensive weapon, and threatening a person with an offensive weapon in a private place.
Appearing at Southampton Magistrates’ Court on 11 February, he was remanded in custody and is next due to appear at Portsmouth Crown Court on Monday 13 March.
We have since charged a further three people with attempted robbery. They are:
Mason Waugh, aged 22, of Longwood Avenue in Waterlooville.
Kyle Hayward, aged 23, of no fixed abode.
Tyrone Bennett, aged 30, of Conigar Road in Emsworth.
All three have been remanded in custody and will appear at Portsmouth Magistrates Court today (Thursday 23 February).