A 19-YEAR-OLD man has been charged following an attempted robbery in Rudheath.

Jack Joynson, of Middlewich Road, appeared via video link at Warrington Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, July 2, to answer charges of attempted robbery and possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.

The charges relate to an incident at a Post Office in Wright Avenue.

Nothing was stolen during the incident, which occurred at 6.50pm on Monday, June 22.

A Post Office worker sustained a minor injury to his arm during the incident but did not require hospital treatment.

Joynson has been remanded in custody and is set to appear at Chester Crown Court, via video link, on Thursday, July 30.

Two other people – a 33-year-old man from Northwich and a 17-year-old boy from Winsford – have been arrested in connection with the incident.

They have since been released on conditional bail.