Burglar admits breaking into two Portsmouth homes

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A BURGLAR has admitted breaking into two homes.

Charlie McGowan, 20, was caught after the raids on two homes in Southsea.

A man has admitted two burglaries in Southsea

A man has admitted two burglaries in Southsea

Hampshire police said he targeted the homes, in Jessie Road and Francis Avenue, in the early hours of September 26.

Now the 20-year-old has appeared at Portsmouth Magistrates' Court over the offences.

McGowan, of Finchdean Gardens, in Milton, has admitted both offences.

A judge is due to sentence him at Portsmouth Crown Court on November 8.

Burglaries of homes carry a maximum 14-year sentence. Anyone who has a third conviction for burglary of a home is subject to a minimum of three years in jail.