A suspect will appear in court charged in connection with burglaries in Ashford and Thanet.

Following an investigation by the Chief Constable’s Crime Squad, a man from Loughton, Essex was charged on Thursday 28 January 2021 with burgling a property in Guildford Avenue in Westgate on 12 October 2020, where designer bags and foreign currency were reported stolen.

The 19-year-old was charged with a second burglary offence, relating to an incident in Gordon Close, Ashford, on Saturday 10 October, when cash was stolen.

He was also charged with attempted burglary of a property in Torrington Road, Ashford on the same date.

He currently remains in custody and was due to appear at Folkestone Magistrates’ Court on Friday 29 January.

By Ed