A MAN has been charged with a string of offences including robbery and burglary.

Soloman Loveridge, 42, of no fixed address, has been summonsed to court to face three counts of robbery, one count of theft, burglary, theft of a motor vehicle and dangerous driving.

The charges are in connection with robberies at Tesco Express in St Christopher Road, Colchester, Martins newsagents in Fivefields Court, Colchester, and the Co-Op in High Street, Earls Colne; theft from Appletree Garage in Little Bentley; a burglary in Harwich Road, Colchester; theft of a car in Fairhead Road, Colchester, and driving it dangerously in St John’s Road.

The offences are alleged to have taken place in November 2017.

He is due to appear at Colchester Magistrates’ Court on May 23.