29/01/2017 South East Today

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A teenager who was threatened by a man with an axe while working


at his family's shop in Gravesend says he was terrified


the armed robber would harm his younger brothers.


A police helicopter was scrambled to search for the suspect,


This is the terrifying moment a man brandishing an axe burst into a shop


in Gravesend and tried to force the 18-year-old cashier


The shop assistant, Havinees, is the owner's son


and his two younger brothers, aged 14 and 15,


I thought he was joking so I started smiling at first.


he wasn't joking and I got really scared.


I was worried he was going to hurt my brothers because he, like,


got the axe up, trying to, like, threaten me.


In all the commotion, one of the brothers was able


to alert their dad who was loading up a van at the back


My son said to me, "Come in, Dad, quickly.


He heard my voice then he ran, opened the door and ran away.


The suspect fled out of this door,


despite the best efforts of a police helicopter


and a dog unit which were called out


Havinees says it is made him feel very vulnerable.


I wasn't before but now I'm, like, thinking


anyone can walk in at any time and then ask for money.


Kent Police say the suspect is white, around 5'7"


Amanda Akass, BBC South East Today, Gravesend.


A police officer has been seriously injured in a collision


A police vehicle and a silver BMW were involved in the incident


in Old Road West just after four o'clock.


The occupant of the car suffered minor injuries.


A 26-year-old man from Northfleet has been arrested


The family of a man from Eastbourne who died of altitude sickness


in South America have raised ?10,000 to fund


Adam Savory was 25 when he died on a trip to Peru in 2012.


The charity set up in his memory is helping a team of sports


scientists at Brighton University find out why some people


are particularly susceptible to altitude sickness.


They've also developed an app to help other traveller


Now, Brighton suffered a humiliating defeat in the fourth


They were beaten 3-1 by the non-league side Lincoln City,


In form and focusing on Premiership promotion,


Brighton Hove's FA Cup run took them


The Seagulls started well, a goal from Richard Towell.


But then everything went horribly wrong.


First, a penalty for Lincoln, then the Albion scored an own goal.


The promise of the Imps becoming giant-killers was no longer


a fairy tale when Theo Robinson made it 3-1.


We have to burden that as a club and certainly


But these are tough days and you hope that what you can do


But being taught a lesson by a club


three divisions below Brighton Hove was tough for fans.


I'm a big supporter of Brighton and...


I don't really mind because I think we're going up


I'm a little bit disappointed but if we go up to the


The last time Lincoln City got to the last 16


A historic result which the Falmer Faithful will want to forget.


Peter Whittlesea, BBC South East Today.


Now for a look at the weather with Wendy Hurrell.


This afternoon's rain is clearing away from us now.


It was a rather soggy Sunday after all but it


Some lovely bright skies across the region first thing this


morning, then it clouded over and we got the rain.


It will be a mostly cloudy week, although much milder


East Grinstead could start the day tomorrow


And it will be a similar temperature wherever you're setting


However, there will be a lot of cloud around,


low cloud, misty, murky stuff, particularly up over the Downs,


There won't be much to shift it into the afternoon,


in fact, it might produce us a little bit of drizzle


One or two places tomorrow will get to 10 Celsius and that's a similar


temperature we're going to be seeing this week.


Double figures but under cloudy skies with spells of rain,


if I'm going to pick a day some brighter weather,


That is from us now. We will be back at breakfast tomorrow morning.


Goodbye. Good evening. Very soggy down south


today. A wash-out of the day for some of us. Scotland, northern parts


of England, had sunshine. It's going to be cold. Already is. This is what


is heading our way for the week ahead. We need our brollies out and


it'll turn Wendy later in the week. The rain is clearing. I wouldn't say


necessarily particularly drying out after this rain band boost towards


the east, it'll stay damp but cloudy and murky in the north. Maybe


freezing fog in places. It will be cold in the glands of Scotland. It


could be down to -10 degrees, it's already about -5 or 6 degrees right


now. Monday