A TEENAGER has been charged with a burglary in Quedgeley.

The 16-year-old Gloucester boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was charged with the break-in on Squirrel Close and will appear at Gloucester Youth Court on June 26.

A money tin and handbag were taken from a house during the incident that happened overnight on Wednesday, May 14.

Police are also speaking to the boy about a total of seven other burglaries in Quedgeley and Hardwicke in April and May.

Many of the burglaries were at unlocked properties.