Rosemary Close, where the incident happened (credit: Google Maps)
The incident took place in Rosemary Road 18 months ago.
A 17-year-old boy had his mobile phone and a small amount of cash taken from him on Sunday, 20 January 2019.
Four people were arrested at the time, although two of those were later told by Essex Police that they would face no further action.
Melvin Bautista, 20, of Tunmarsh Lane, Plaistow, and Abid Ahmed, 19, of Wells Park Road, Sydenham, have now been summonsed to appear at Basildon Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, 8 October.
Bautista is due to face charges of robbery and possession of an offensive weapon, while Ahmed is due to face charges of robbery and possession of a knife, blade or pointed article in a public place.
For more on this story, and the latest on our other local and national news, listen to Time 107.5FMTags: Newham, Thurrock, Plaistow, South Ockendon
© TIME107.5fm 2015-2020. All rights reserved.