A man has been remanded in custody after appearing in court accused of robbery at the One Stop shop in Buckden.
Charles Lee, 53, of Kathie Road, Bedford, is accused of robbery and possession an imitation firearm.
A 44-year-old man, also from Bedford, has been arrested on suspicion of conspiring to commit robbery. He was released on bail to return to Thorpe Wood police station on February 21.
Lee appeared before magistrates in Huntingdon on Saturday.
He was remanded in custody and will appear at Peterborough Crown Court on February 24.
The robbery happened at the shop in the High Street at 5pm on January 16.
Two masked men were said to have gone in to the shop and taken cash, stamps and stock worth around £8,000.