The trial of a man charged with the robbery of a mobile phone and car keys has been sent to Croen Court.

Ricky Cox, 20, of Stuart Close in Pilgrims Hatch, is accused of robbing a man of his iphone and keys to a Volkswagon Caddy worth £1,080 in Ongar on October 30 last year.

Cox appeared at Chelmsford Magistrates court yesterday.

He was bailed to appear at Chelmsford Crown court on January 13 next year.

No plea was entered.