Men accused of St Peter’s Hill robbery in Grantham on Sunday appear before magistrates

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Two men accused of robbery in St Peter’s Hill in the early hours of yesterday morning (Sunday) appeared before Grantham magistrates today.

Ramanus Mastaitis, 24, of no fixed address, and Mantas Saulytis, 22, of Albion Place, Grantham, both originally from Lithuania, appeared in connection with an alleged robbery outside The Tollemache Inn at about 4am on Sunday.

Mastaitis is accused of robbing a man of an amount of cash. He is also accused of two counts of possessing a knife in a public place, namely a large steel kitchen knife and a small kitchen knife.

Saulytis is accused of robbing another man of an amount of cash. He is also accused of possessing an offensive weapon in a public place, namely a baton.

Neither man entered a plea. Mastaitis was remanded in custody until March 31 to appear at Lincoln Crown Court.

The case against Saulytis, who has been in the country for eight years, was also adjourned to Lincoln Crown Court on March 31. He was granted bail on condition he lived at his Albion Place address, surrendered his passport, and was tagged to abide by a curfew between 8pm and 7am.