A 52-year-old man from Basingstoke has been charged with carrying out three residential burglaries in Aldershot last month.

Mark Thorne, of St Peter’s Road, Basingstoke, was charged with the offences relating to three separate properties on nearby streets in Aldershot.

The first took place in Brighton Road on August 3 and the second in Lower Farnham Road six days later. He was then charged with burglary with intent to steal on August 22 in Hampshire Close.

Mr Thorne will appear before Winchester Crown Court on October 23.

Police say he has been remanded in custody.