POLICE in Oldham have arrested and charged a 25-year-old man in connection with a robbery.

Officers received a report of an incident in the area of South Chadderton on May 10.

After descriptions of the offender from the victim and other witnesses, police later arrested a 25-year-old man in connection with the robbery.

Jordan Needham, of no fixed address, has since been charged with robbery, as well as possession of a bladed article, possession of an offensive weapon and possession of a class A drug.

Needham is set to appear before the magistrates soon, according to a post by police on social media.

No date has been confirmed.