Man charged with knifepoint robbery in Barton Seagrave
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A 29-year-old man has been remanded in custody after being charged in connection with a knifepoint robbery of a taxi driver in Barton Seagrave.
Corey Stafford of Leeson Crescent, Barton Seagrave, appeared at Northampton Magistrates’ Court today (Wednesday) to face two charges – robbery and possession of a knife blade/sharp pointed article in a public place.
The charges relate to an incident which occurred between 9.25pm and 9.50pm on Saturday, November 4, in Leeson Crescent, Barton Seagrave in which a taxi driver was threatened with a knife and assaulted.
Stafford was remanded in custody ahead of his next appearance which will be at Northampton Crown Court on December 20.
A second man – a 27-year-old man from Northampton – was also arrested on suspicion of robbery and released on police bail pending further enquiries.