THE police arrested a man on suspicion of robbery and grievous bodily harm after an armed robbery.

They were called at 7am on June 2 to reports of an armed robbery at the Co-op on Barnsley Road, Darfield.

John Joseph Hastie, 37-year-old from Wombwell was arrested and he appeared at Barnsley Magistrates' Court a day later.

He has been remanded in custody.