A MAN has been summoned to appear in court later this month for robbery.

Jamie Brown, 35 of age, of no fixed address, will appear at Basildon Crown Court on Thursday, October 31 to answer for the charge.

On Sunday, August 18 at about 7.10am a man wearing a mask walked into McColls, in London Road, Leigh-on-Sea and threatened a shop worker before leaving with cigarettes.

Following their enquiries, police arrested a man on Wednesday, October 2.