Teen charged after knifepoint robberies in Holloway and Islington

An 18-year-old has been charged wth robbery

An 18-year-old has been charged wth robbery - Credit: Archant

A teenager has been charged after two youngsters were robbed at knifepoint during the Easter break.

Jacob Olya, 18, of Steve Biko Road, Holloway, has been charged with two counts of robbery and has been remanded in custody awaiting a court appearance.

On March 30 at 10pm a 16-year-old was allegedly robbed at knifepoint in Duncan street, Islington.

Then an hour later a 14-year-old is also thought to have been robbed at knifepoint in Tollington Road, Holloway.

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