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Kent Police have charged a man with two burglaries, the most recent of which took place in Herne bay.

On Saturday (3rd February) at around 6:30pm, cash and a wallet were stolen from a house in Ashburn Gardens occupied by elderly residents.

Officers investigating this arrested Anthony Giles, aged 42, of no fixed address. He was charged with burglary and possessing a knife in public.

He has also been charged with an earlier burglary that tool place in St Martin's Church in Canterbury on Thursday 11th January, when money was stolen from a charity box.

He appeared before Medway Magistrates via virtual court on Monday 5th February and was remanded in custody to appear at Canterbury Crown Court on Monday 5th March 2018.