Police are appealing for witnesses after a 26-year-old man was allegedly assaulted and robbed on Mulgrave Road in Hartlepool.
The alleged incident occurred on April 18 at around 12:30pm when the victim was allegedly attacked by two men who stole items and money from him outside the Premier Store.
Two men, aged 21 and 36, have been charged with robbery and are due to appear at Teesside Magistrates Court today.
The victim suffered minor injuries but did not receive any medical treatment.
Anyone who may have information regarding the incident is asked to contact PC Julie Bell on the non-emergency number 101, Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.