Shed burglar in court

AN EAST Cleveland man is due at court charged with shed burglaries in which almost £5,000 worth of gardening equipment and two bicycles were stolen.

The 51-year-old from Skinningrove is alleged to have raided several sheds at a property at Westerdale, in the Whitby area, between 19 and 20 August 2012. He will appear at Scarborough Magistrates’ Court on 1 November.

A 28-year-old man, also from Skinningrove, was also arrested in connection with the same incident. He has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.