A LITTLE Hulton man has been charged with three others in connection with an armed robbery in which a shop worker was allegedly threatened with an axe.

The four men appeared in Wigan Magistrates Court today.

Kade Stephen Cole , aged 23, of Morland Drive, Little Hulton, Daniel Dickenson, aged 26, of Duke Street, Radcliffe, and Adam Eric Cantona Doyle, aged 18, of Central Avenue, Worsley, have all been charged in connection with the robbery on Wednesday, August 13.

Dean Anthony Mcdonough, aged 24, of no fixed abode, has also been charged.

The robbery happened at about 8pm at the back of a Co-op store in Chelford Drive in Astley, Wigan.

One man holding an axe and three other men got out of a Vauxhall Vectra and demanded money inside the shop.

The cash was given to them before they left and was later recovered.