THREE men have appeared in court in connection with a robbery in Barry.

Tyler Partridge, 25, Leighton Drew, 27 and Kyle Richards, 28, all of Barry, have been charged with possession of an offensive weapon in a public place and robbery.

Kyle Richards was also charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

The charges relate to an incident which took place in Everard Street, in the town, on Wednesday, May 15.

They appeared at Cardiff Magistrates’ Court on Friday, May 17, and were all remanded until their next court appearance.

Detective inspector Simon Morgan, of Barry CID, said: “I would like to thank members of the community for their quick actions in reporting this incident and assisting officers at the scene, this helped to ensure a swift response."