Detectives charge man with two burglaries

One of the seven stolen signs from the Isle of Wight. Picture: Hampshire Constabulary

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A MAN has been charged with two burglaries.

Police executed warrants at eight addresses after burglaries on September 3 in Bishop’s Waltham, October 9 in Hambledon and on August 6 in West End, Southampton.

Christopher Doughty, 53, from West End, is charged with two counts of aggravated burglary and is due to appear at Southampton Magistrates’ Court on November 18.

Three men from Southampton, aged 29, 36 and 48, were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to burgle have been bailed until January 7.

A 24-year-old man from Southampton arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to burgle has been bailed until January.

A 43-year-old man from Southampton is being quizzed on suspicion of conspiracy to burgle.