Medway Magistrates Court

A suspect has appeared at court following a knifepoint robbery at a Gravesend business.

At 8.40pm on Friday 13 May 2022, a man entered a shop in Livingstone Road where he is alleged to have threatened a member of staff and a customer with a knife.

It is reported he then reached into the till and stole a quantity of cash before leaving the premises.


The police were alerted and, following the completion of enquiries in the area, a knife and some clothing were recovered near the scene.

On Monday 30 May, Gavin Jarvis of Palmer Avenue, Gravesend was arrested. The 29-year-old was later charged with robbery and possession of a knife in a public place.

Mr Jarvis appeared before Medway Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 31 May where he was remanded to a hearing at Woolwich Crown Court on 28 June.  

By Ed

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