A TEENAGER has been charged with robbery and threatening a person with a knife in Devizes in broad daylight.

The 16-year-old local girl has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Swindon Magistrates tomorrow (Monday July 22).

It follows an incident at 3.45pm yesterday (Saturday July 20) in the Wharf Street and New Park Street area of Devizes.

Soon afterwards a teenager was detained by three members of the public including a former Wiltshire police officer before officers arrived.