Two women have been charged with robbery after a shop worker was robbed at knifepoint in Lowestoft.

The incident happened between 11.45am and 11.55am on Sunday (May 14) at Pammy's Store in Beresford Road.

A female shop worker was threatened by a person with a knife, who left with a large quantity of cash in a bag.

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Two women in their 20s were arrested yesterday (May 15) in connection with the robbery.

Heather Ellis, aged 21, of Norwich Road in Lowestoft, and Misha Goddard, aged 29, also of Norwich Road in Lowestoft, were charged with robbery and possession of a blade. 

After an appearance at Norwich Magistrates' Court this morning (May 16), they are being held in custody until appearing at Ipswich Crown Court on June 13.