Two men to appear in court charged with robbery of Ancaster Co-op store

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident
Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident

Two men were arrested on Saturday in relation to a robbery at Ancaster Co-op store, according to Lincolnshire Police.

They were charged with conspiracy to commit robbery and will appear in custody at Lincoln Magistrates Court this morning (Monday June 4. The two charged are named by police as Jack Hess, 25, and Josh McLellan, 22, both from Peterborough. McLellan was additionally charged with driving while disqualified.

The detectives on the case have also renewed their appeal for witnesses and any further information about the robbery which was reported to police just after 10.30am on Wednesday evening (May 30) at the Co-op Food Store, Ermine Street, Ancaster.

It was reported that two men had entered the store and demanded money from a member of staff in the shop. Nobody was injured in the incident and the men made off with a quantity of cash.

Anyone who thinks they can help should call 101 and quote incident number 452 of May 30. All contact will be treated in the strictest of confidence.