Two men have appeared in court charged in connection with a series of robberies in north and west Cumbria.
Both men from Carlisle, aged 33 and 19, appeared at Carlisle Magistrates' Court. The 33-year-old is charged with conspiracy to rob.
The 19-year-old is charged with attempted robbery, possession of a firearm and conspiracy to rob.
The pair were remanded in custody and will next appear at Carlisle Crown Court on 24 January.