A WOMAN has appeared at court charged with robbery and possessing an offensive weapon in a public place.

Megan Hammond, 29, unemployed, of Chestnut Grove, Bognor Regis appeared at Crawley Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday and was further remanded in custody to appear at Portsmouth Crown Court on January 11.

She was also charged with possessing an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence.

Police were alerted to an intruder alarm activated at Kamsons Pharmacy in Durlston Drive, Bognor, at 9.11am on Tuesday.