TWO teenagers are due to appear in court in connection with an attempted robbery of a taxi driver and boy.

It comes after a taxi driver was attacked during an attempted robbery in Newbury in May 2019.

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A 16-year-old boy was also threatened and robbed at Falkland Cricket Club in Enborne Street, Newbury on Tuesday, March 31.

The two teenage boys from Newbury have been charged with robbery, attempted robbery, possession of an offensive weapon and possession of cannabis in connection with the two incidents.

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One of the boys was also charged with criminal damage at a property valued under £5,000.

The teenagers cannot be named due to legal reasons.

Both of the boys were granted conditional bail to appear before Reading Youth Court on Wednesday, June 17.