A SWINDON man accused of robbery has been remanded in custody, after appearing before magistrates this morning. 

Michael King, 38, of Olivier Road, Abbeymeads, faced one charge of robbery, two charges of burglary and one charge of possession of an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence.

He is alleged to have robbed Coral betting shop on January 12. 

King was remanded in custody to appear before Swindon Crown Court on February 9. 

No bail application was made.