Man charged following burglaries and shoplifting offences in Runcorn
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A 28-year-old man has been charged by officers investigating the theft of bicycles in burglary incidents in Runcorn.
Lewis Dutton was arrested at his home in Clapgate Crescent, Widnes, at around 3pm on Monday 18 January.
He has subsequently been charged with three counts of burglary and one count of attempted theft of a bicycle.
The burglary charges relate to incidents at domestic addresses in the St Johns Gardens, Victoria Road and Ashley Road areas of Runcorn.
A total of four bicycles were stolen in the incidents. They have all since been recovered.
The attempted burglary charge relates to an incident on Victoria Road.
All of the incidents occurred on Monday 18 January.
Dutton has also been charged with two counts of theft from a shop.
Those charges relate to incidents at Runcorn’s Asda supermarket.
Both shoplifting incidents occurred on Wednesday 6 January.
Dutton has been remanded in custody and is set to appear at Warrington Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday 20 January.