Patrols have detained a man at the scene of a suspected burglary in Tunbridge Wells.

At around 7.30am on Wednesday 3 August 2022, Kent Police officers were called to a report that damage was being caused at a property in Summervale Road.

Outside the premises a man was seen standing near to a wheelie bin and, when the officers looked inside the bin, they discovered a number of power tools.

Upon inspection of a nearby house that was under renovation, the constables found the front door had been forced open.

A small quantity of cocaine was also seized and the suspect was arrested.

Kalvin Tiernan, of Rowan Tree Road, Tunbridge Wells was later charged with burglary and possession of a class A drug.

The 26-year-old was remanded in custody to appear before Medway Magistrates’ Court today, Thursday 4 August.

By Ed

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