Kent Police was called at 4.50pm on Sunday 14 February 2021 and it was reported that a woman had been robbed in the town’s High Street.
It was reported that the woman had been approached by a man holding a craft knife, who had then taken money from her purse.
Following an investigation by Kent Police’s Chief Constable’s Crime Squad, Christopher Banks was arrested on Monday 22 February.
Mr Banks, of Salisbury Road, Chatham, has since been charged with robbery, possession of a knife and possession of cannabis.
The 24-year-old appeared before Folkestone Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 23 February and was remanded in custody to appear at court on a date to be arranged.