TWO people have been charged with robbery after firearms officers were called to an incident in Flint.

Officers from the Cheshire and North Wales Police Armed Response Unit tweeted on Saturday that they had responded to an armed robbery at a takeaway on Friday night.

A spokesman for the North Flintshire policing team said: "A 22 year old man and a 17 year old boy from Flint have been charged with robbery following an incident at a takeaway in Northop Road Flint on Friday November 2 at around 7.20pm.

"They have been bailed to appear before Flintshire Magistrates Court later this month."