Robbery bid charge

A MAN has been charged after a reported robbery.

Police said a man had entered Spar, in Osborne Road, Southsea, on Tuesday night just before 11pm wearing a beanie hat and sunglasses. He gave a note saying he had a gun.

Staff overpowered him and there was no gun, police said.

Carl Cunningham, 37, of Shaftesbury Road, was charged with attempted robbery.