Two men have been charged with a robbery at a petrol station in Alton.

Darren Clarke, 38, of no fixed abode, and Scott John Harvey, 31, of Selborne Road, Alton, have been charged with robbery and possession of a knife in a public place.

The charges relate to an incident at the BP petrol station in Butts Road, which took place at around 8pm on Sunday, January 15.

Both men appeared at Basingstoke Magistrates Court today (Tuesday), and are next due to appear at Winchester Crown Court on Wednesday, February 15.