A man has been charged after a burglary at a petrol station in Church Crookham.

Nathan Alexander Taylor, 31, of Brandon Road, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, has been charged with two counts of burglary other than dwelling with intent to steal.

The charges relate to an incident at the Tesco shop attached to the Esso filling station in Reading Road South, Church Crookham, on January 3 this year, and an incident at the Tesco Metro, in Charlton Road, Andover, on January 9 this year.

Mr Taylor is accused of stealing cigarettes from the shops.

He has also been charged with burglary dwelling – with intent to steal, burglary other than dwelling – theft, and theft from a motor vehicle, which all relate to incidents in Surrey.

Taylor was arrested and charged following an investigation by Hampshire & Isle of Wight Constabulary and Surrey Police.

He appeared at Basingstoke Magistrates Court on Thursday, June 1, and has been remanded to appear at Winchester Crown Court on Wednesday, June 28.