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Man charged after home burglary and handbag theft

PUBLISHED: 14:26 25 June 2018 | UPDATED: 14:33 25 June 2018

Worthing Road, Lowestoft. Photo: Google.

Worthing Road, Lowestoft. Photo: Google.

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A 32-year-old man has been charged with burglary and robbery offences.

Shaun Holland, of Sackville Close in Cambridge, has been charged in connection with incidents in Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth.

Holland has been charged with burglary after £80, a mobile phone and bank cards were stolen from a property in Worthing Road, Lowestoft, on Friday, April 20.

He has also been charged with robbery after a woman in her 50s had her handbag taken in Caister Road, Great Yarmouth, on Thursday, April 19.

Holland was arrested on Wednesday, June 20. The following day he was questioned at Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre and subsequently charged with both offences.

He has been remanded in custody following an initial court hearing at Ipswich Magistrates’ Court on Friday, June 22.

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