A man will appear in court later today charged in connection with three separate offences.

Jaymes Lang, 24, was arrested at his home in Witham shortly before dawn yesterday.

He has been charged with robbery of cigarettes from the Co-op in Bocking on Tuesday afternoon.

Unemployed Lang has also been charged with aggravated burglary after an attack at the Sun pub in Feering on April 14, and attempted burglary at Ladbrokes, in Newland Street, Witham, on April 12.

Lang, of Snowdrop Close, is being detained in police custody prior to his appearance at Colchester Magistrates' Court.