A suspect has been charged in connection with the burglary of a Margate business.

It was reported that between 1am and 8.15am on Saturday 1 January 2022, a commercial premises in the town’s High Street, near the junction with Queen Street, was broken into.

The till was damaged and a large amount of cigarettes were stolen, as well as a quantity of money.

Following an appeal made to the public for information, officers arrested a man.

A 42-year-old from Margate, has been charged with the burglary.

He was also charged in relation to a burglary at Asda in Broadstairs on Saturday 8 January.

He appeared at Folkestone Magistrates’ Court on Friday 14 January and he was bailed to appear at Margate Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 8 February.

By Ed

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