THREE men accused of robbing and attacking a policeman will appear in court.

They will also face a string of drug-related charges.

The robbery is alleged to have happened on Tuesday.

Mohamed Hassan, 31 of Dalrymple Road, Brockley, Perry Bohm, 18, of Burrage Road, Woolwich and Thomas Symonds 19 of Dawson Close, Woolwich are all charged with: conspiring to supply heroin, conspiring to supply crack cocaine, robbery and causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

Hassan is also charged with acquiring or using cash as criminal property.

All three will appear at Southend Magistrates' Court to face the charges.