A 23-year-old man has been charged in connection with a robbery at a betting shop last month.

Tobias Bruce, of Milestone Road, Carterton, was arrested on Sunday and appeared yesterday at Oxford Magistrates’ Court.

The charge is in connection with a robbery at Ladbrokes in Iffley Road, Oxford, on February 20 this year.

He has also been charged with two counts of kidnapping and one count of blackmail on January 28 and possessing cannabis with intent to supply on February 14.

Bruce will appear at Oxford Crown Court for a preliminary hearing on March 10.