UPDATE: Two men charged after pizza delivery driver is robbed and left in critical condition in Peterborough street

Forensic officers in Shrewsbury Avenue
Forensic officers in Shrewsbury Avenue

Two men have been charged in connection with a serious assault in Peterborough yesterday morning (Sunday, May 8).

Mark Lintott, 29, of Shrewsbury Avenue, Peterborough, and Joel Lawson, 25, of Goodhale Road, Norwich, have both been charged with robbery. The latter was also charged with possession of cannabis.

Forensic officers in Shrewsbury Avenue

Forensic officers in Shrewsbury Avenue

Both are due to appear at Cambridge Magistrates’ Court tomorrow (May 10).

Police were called at 1.30am to reports of the assault in Shrewsbury Avenue.

The victim, a 45-year-old man who was delivering pizzas at the time of the robbery, was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, in Cambridge, where he remains in a critical condition.

Anyone with information is asked to call the major crime unit on 101, or Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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