Two men have been charged by detectives investigating a series of burglaries at pubs and community centres in Basingstoke.
Ian Morris Nish, 46, of no fixed address, has been charged with four counts of burglary other than dwelling – theft, one count of attempted burglary other than dwelling with intent to steal and three counts of fraud by false representation.
The burglary charges relate to incidents at The Chineham Arms on Saturday 7 April, Basingstoke Sports and Social Club on Thursday 15 March, The Kings Arms in Whitchurch on Sunday 25 March and The Winkle on Tuesday 27 March.
The attempted burglary charge relates to an incident at Oakridge West Community Centre on Monday 9 April.
Jason Robert King, 43, of Dryden Close, Basingstoke, has been charged with attempted burglary other than dwelling with intent to steal in connection with the Oakridge West Community Centre incident.
Both men are due to appear at Basingstoke Magistrates’ Court today (Tuesday 10 April).