Three charged with attempt to steal wristwatch in Chichester

Police investigating an attempted robbery in Chichester have charged three suspects.

Officers were flagged down in Lavant Road, Chichester at 10.45am on 15 June to a report that three women attempted to take his Rolex watch, worth £8,000.

The victim - a 74-year-old man - suffered a minor injury to his arm. 

Three suspects were swiftly arrested by officers nearby.

Cassandra Dimitri, 22, of Nutfield Place, Portsmouth, Minodra Marin, 21, of New Road, Portsmouth, and Mihaela Petre, 28, of Nutfield Place, Portsmouth, were charged with attempted robbery. 

They appeared at Crawley Magistrates' Court on Wednesday, 16 June and were released on conditional bail to appear at Lewes Crown Court on 14 July. 

Anyone with information can report online or call 101.

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