POLICE have charged a Barnsley woman with the attempted robbery of a 15-year-old girl.

Joanne Lofts, also known as Joanne Hansbury, of Gerald Road, Kendray has been charged in connection to an incident on Tuesday March 28.

A police spokesperson said: "It was reported that a 15-year-old girl was the victim of an attempt street robbery in West Road, Pogmoor.

"Lofts has been remanded into custody to appear at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court today (Friday April 7)."