Two men have been charged following axe-wielding attacks on a Costcutter store and two petrol stations in Chatteris and March, Cambridgeshire, police have revealed.

The incidents happened at the store on St Peters Road in the town of March at around 8.54pm on 25 January, before two further attempted robberies at the Robin Hood Service Station on Wimblington Road and Applegreen Petrogas on West Park Street, Chatteris, at 8.58pm and 9.18pm respectively.

Cambridgeshire Constabulary has confirmed that no one was injured during the robberies.

Michael Esaw, 31 and Craig Downer, 28, have both been charged with three counts of attempted armed robbery, and have been remanded to appear at Peterborough Magistrates’ Court.

“Officers are not looking for anyone else in connection with these incidents at this time,” the police said in a statement.