A man has been charged with a series of burglaries including one involving damage to a newsagent in Canterbury.
On Saturday 28 October 2023, police were alerted to reports of a car having been used to smash the front window of a business in St Stephen’s Road, and of cigarettes and tobacco worth about £7,000 stolen.
The previous day, a set of vehicle keys had allegedly been stolen from a Canterbury residential property, along with the car for which they were used.
Around the same time, number plates were reported to have been stolen from a Faversham car park.
On Tuesday 14 November 2023, it is alleged that cash, a bank card and a passport were stolen from a house in Canterbury, before the card was later used to pay for items at various supermarkets in the city.
An investigation by officers led to the arrest of a man aged 38, from Canterbury on 15 November.
He was also wanted in connection with reports of an attempted break-in at a house in Conyer near Sittingbourne on Saturday 7 October 2023.
The man was charged with five counts of theft, four counts of fraud and one count of attempted burglary from a dwelling.
He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Canterbury Crown Court on 18 December.