A suspected robber was due in court after reports a mobile phone was stolen from a shop at Bluewater.
Police were called to investigate after a member of staff at the Greenhithe shopping centre reported being assaulted last Saturday (November 25).
A man was arrested on Thursday in relation to the incident.
Muraad Musse, of Tilson Gardens, Brixton, has since been charged with robbery.
The 23-year-old was remanded in custody to appear before Medway Magistrates’ Court today.
The case was committed to Maidstone Crown Court for trial. The next hearing will be on January 2.