Trowell Post Office knife-raid: two charged

Two men have been charged following the attempted armed robbery at Trowell Post Office on January 4.

James Beecroft, 28, of Haddon Crescent, Beeston, and Stuart Robertson, 43, of Inham Road, Beeston, were charged with attempting to rob the Stapleford Road office.

They were also charged with two attempted robberies at the Carphone Warehouse in Queens Road, Beeston, on Wednesday January 2 at 9.30am and Saturday December 22, 2012, at 6pm.

Another charge they face is for an attempted burglary at Onyx Goldsmiths, in High Road, Beeston, on Monday December 31, 2012, at 9.30am.

Mr Beecroft was charged separately with a robbery at the Queen’s Road Carphone Warehouse on Monday December 10, 2012, at 7pm and two counts of

possessing a knife.

Mr Robertson was also charged separately with the possession of a Class B drug. They appeared at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on Thursday January 10 and were remanded into custody.

A 24-year-old man and a 38-year-old woman also arrested in connection with the Trowell incident remain on bail pending further enquiries.