A MAN is due to appear in court following a burglary in Whitchurch.

William Westbrook, 55, of Marigold Court, Bridgend, Wales, has been charged with burglary of a dwelling and theft.

The incident took place at a property in Lynch Hill Park, Whitchurch sometime between Wednesday, 3 October and Monday, 8 October.

Westbrook has also been charged with burglary dwelling – with intent to steal.

This charge relates to a burglary at a house in Wykeham Field, Wickham, which took place between Saturday 29 September and Tuesday 2 October.

He is due to appear at Basingstoke Magistrates’ Court today (October 18).