Three people from Carlisle have been charged following two reports received to police on Thursday 28th January.
The first incident occurred at around 1:20am on the 28th January at Borland Avenue, Carlisle.
A 20-year-old man was delivering food and alcohol and was threatened by two males who made off with the delivery. The man was uninjured.
The second incident occurred at around 2am on the 28th January in the area of Holywell Crescent.
A 20-year-old man was forced at knife point to drive to a cash point and withdraw cash. The man suffered a minor facial injury.
James Varah, 22, of Grey street, Carlisle was charged with two counts of robbery and kidnap.
Leona Curran, 38, of Holywell Cresent, Carlisle was charged with two counts of robbery and kidnap.
A 16-year-old from Carlisle was also charged with two counts of robbery, kidnap and threatening a person with a blade.
A spokesperson from Cumbria Police said:
"All three appeared at Carlisle Magistrates this morning (Jan 30) where they were remanded in custody to appear at Carlisle Crown Court on 5th March 2021.
"Enquiries are ongoing and officers are appealing for further witnesses and anyone who may have any CCTV and dashcam footage of the incidents."