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Two Romford teenagers charged after man allegedly threatened with firearm

12:33 17 October 2016

Police have issued a warning in response to a spate of recent burglaries. Photo: PA

Police have issued a warning in response to a spate of recent burglaries. Photo: PA

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Two teenagers have been charged after a man was allegedly threatened with a firearm.

Mohammed Yasir Hussain, 19, and Elliot Tyler, 18, both of Romford, were charged on Thursday with possession of an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear or violence and actual bodily harm.

Hussain, of Oldchurch Gardens, and Tyler, of Sims Close, were arrested after reports of a man being threatened with a firearm in Chaplin Road, Dagenham, on Wednesday night.

They appeared in custody at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court on Friday, and will appear at Snaresbrook Crown Court on Wednesday, November 9.

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