A BOLTON man has been officially charged following a number of burglaries in Bury.

Fifty-two year-old Paul Rogers, of Drayton Close, Halliwell, has been charged with two sneak-in burglaries, attempted theft of a vehicle and theft of fuel.

One alleged burglary involved stealing house and car keys in Brandlesholme Road, Greenmount, on May 5.

He also allegedly attempted to steal a Mercedes on the same day.

Another burglary he has been charged with is said to involve the theft of cash in Countess Lane, Radcliffe on May 3, and he is also alleged to have stolen diesel from Tesco at Hindley on May 9.

A GMP Bolton North spokesman said: "Officers from GMP Bury North and the Bury Divisional Tasking Team arrested Rogers on Tuesday, May 19, and managed to secure charges whilst he was in custody.

"He was remanded in police custody to appear at court on Wednesday, May 20."

He will next appear at Manchester Minshull Street Crown Court on Wednesday, June 17, after being committed for trial by Manchester magistrates.