Tayside and Central Scotland

Two men in court over Montrose hotel robbery

Links Hotel, Montrose
Image caption Police say two men have been charged following a robbery at the Links Hotel in Montrose

Tayside Police have said two men are expected to appear at Arbroath Sheriff Court in connection with a robbery at a hotel in Montrose.

The pair, aged 43 and 39, have both been charged in connection with the incident at the Links Hotel on 04:45 on 17 December.

Officers said two men stole a quantity of cash from the safe after threatening the night porter.

A 26-year-old staff member was left shaken by the incident but unhurt.

Tayside police said the pair had both been charged in connection with the incident and would appear before the court on Monday.

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