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Leysdown arcade raid suspect charged

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image captionCash was stolen in a raid on Mr G's amusement arcade in Leysdown-on-Sea on Saturday 29 June

A 25-year-old man has appeared in court after being charged in connection with a raid on an amusement arcade in Kent.

Gary Grannells, of Notting Hill, west London, appeared before magistrates in Maidstone charged with robbery and two counts of assaulting a police officer.

It follows a robbery at Mr G's arcade in The Promenade, at Leysdown-on-Sea, on the Isle of Sheppey, on Saturday.

Mr Grannells was remanded in custody and will next appear at Maidstone Crown Court on 19 July.