Cavendish burglary: Lewisham man charged over break-in to Olympic cyclist's Essex home

Romario Henry, 30, appeared at Colchester Magistrates Court charged with two accounts of robbery

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A man charged as part of an investigation into a burglary at the home of Olympic cyclist Mark Cavendish has been remanded in custody.

Romario Henry, 30, appeared at Colchester Magistrates’ Court on Monday charged with two counts of robbery.

He did not enter pleas and is next due to appear at Chelmsford Crown Court on January 14.

Essex police said Henry, of Bell Green, Lewisham, south-east London, was arrested on Saturday.

The incident at Cavendish’s home in the Ongar area of Essex happened at around 2.35am on November 27, police said.