A MAN has been charged following burglaries in Braintree on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

A 24-year-old, from Silver End, has been charged with burglary, attempted burglary, theft of a motor vehicle, fraud by false representation and possession of cannabis.

He is due to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court today, Monday, December 31.

It follows the arrest of a man in Arnhem Grove, Braintree, on Saturday.

A 29-year-old man arrested on Friday on suspicion of burglary and drugs offences has been released under investigation.