Portsmouth man, 32, charged over several burglaries that saw wallets and purses stolen across the city

A MAN has been charged over a spate of thefts targeting purses and a wallet in several burglaries across the city.

Thursday, 2nd September 2021, 3:44 pm

Anthony Storr, 32, of Nutfield Place, Fratton, has been charged with one count of theft, one count of burglary, one count of burglary at a home and theft, and six counts of fraud by false representation.

The first incident relating to the charges took place on Monday, August 9, when a purse containing money and a bank card was taken from Moorings Way, Milton.

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A man has been charged over a spate of thefts targeting wallets and purses across the city.

Related incidents include the theft of a purse from a salon in Fratton Road on Saturday, August 21, and the theft of a wallet – containing cash and several bank cards – from an address in Woodpath, Southsea, on Wednesday, August 25.

A spokesman from Hampshire Constabulary said Storr was remanded by city magistrates on Wednesday.

He added: ‘He is next due to appear at Portsmouth Crown Court on Monday 4 October.’

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