The 26-year-old man from Barnstaple has been charged with robbery and possessing a bladed article.

A BARNSTAPLE man appeared in court on Friday in relation to a robbery in South Molton on January 17.

Paul Ward, 26, of Barnstaple, was charged with robbery and possessing a bladed article.

He was remanded in custody and is due to appear at Exeter Crown Court on March 27.