Clinton Sentance, aged 36, appeared in court via video link. No plea was taken from him at the hearing on Tuesday, April 25, and he spoke only to confirm his identity.
Sentance, of Tennyson Street Gainsborough, is charged with aggravated burglary at a property in Portland Terrace, on the evening of March 19.
He was charged following an incident in which a 75-year-old man reported that an intruder had broken into his home and tied him up. The man reported that his mobile had been taken along with his wallet and bank card and he had been forced to disclose his PIN number.
Judge Michael Heath remanded Sentence in custody to appear back before the Crown Court for a further hearing on May 9.