A man was due to appear in court yesterday (Monday September 4) in connection with a burglary at a home in Dogsthorpe, Peterborough.

Alan Harding, 42, was arrested by officers from the Acquisitive Crime Team (ACT) in Welland Road park, Dogsthorpe, on Friday night (September 1).

He has since been charged with burglary, including theft of laptops, a handbag and bank cards, relating to a burglary in Pine Tree Close overnight on August 18.

He was also charged with fraud by false representation, namely using stolen bank cards.

Harding, of Figtree Walk, Dogsthorpe, was remanded in custody to appear at Peterborough Magistrates’ Court today.

Information and advice on how to best protect your home from burglars can be found on the force’s dedicated burglary information webpages.