A MAN will appear in court after an alleged robbery at a Tesco store in Clacton.

Donald Sampson, 46, of Rosemary Road, Clacton, appeared at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court on Monday facing charges of robbery and a possession of a knife.

He will next appear at Chelmsford Crown Court on Monday, February 4,

The charges relate to an incident which happened at the Tesco Express store, in St Osyth Road, Clacton, on Saturday.