A Slough woman has been charged with robbery and Class A drug possession.

Police said today that Sarah Swabey, 33, of Wordsworth Road, Slough, was charged last Friday in connection with an incident on May 30 in Stoke Poges Lane, where a 16-year-old girl was approached by someone who allegedly tried to grab her bag and punch her.

Police said her bag was not stolen as members of the public intervened.

Swabey appeared at Reading Magistrates’ Court on June 1 and remanded in custody to appear at Reading Crown Court on July 1.