A man has been charged by police following a robbery at a Swanley supermarket earlier this month.

Joseph Smith, of Hilltop Gardens in Dartford was arrested in Monday and charged with robbery following an incident at the Asda in London Road on March 12.

It is alleged that at around 11.45pm, a man assaulted staff and then left the store without paying for alcohol.

He is due to appear at Medway Magistrates’ Court later today.