A Hakin man is to stand trial accused of robbery.

Christopher Cole, aged 30, appeared before Judge Peter Heywood at Swansea crown court today (Friday) via video link with Swansea prison, where he is being held in custody.

He denied robbing Claire Diane John of a handbag and contents on November 26 last year.

A two day trial will begin on May 28.

Cole, of Gelliswick Road, was further remanded in custody until then.