A 40-year-old from Bideford is due to appear at Exeter Magistrates’ Court today (Thurs).

A MAN will appear at Exeter Magistrates' Court today (Thurs) charged with a robbery in Bideford.

Maurice Porter, 40, of High Street, Bideford was arrested in connection with an alleged mugging in Chingswell Street at around 2.30pm on Tuesday.

The 80-year-old victim was taken to hospital after the incident with a chest injury and cut to her face.