Two men have been charged in connection with an attempted burglary at a Sittingbourne newsagent over the Christmas holiday period.
Kent Police were called at 1.15am on Monday 30th December after an alarm was triggered at Lakeside News in Todd Crescent, Church Milton. Allegedly two men were seen attempting to gain entry to the rear of the store. Patrols attended within minutes of taking the call and arrested two men. A search of the shop revealed damage to the alarm system but no entry had been gained.
Toby Earnshaw-Glazier, 19 and of London Road in Sittingbourne, was charged with attempted burglary other than dwelling and possession of a controlled drug of Class B - cannabis.
David Varrier, 46, of Glenbrook Grove in Sittingbourne, was charged with attempted burglary other than dwelling.
Both men appeared before Maidstone Magistrates' Court on Tuesday 31st December where no plea was entered. They were bailed until Tuesday 14th January to appear before Maidstone Magistrates' Court again.