A 21-YEAR-OLD Cirencester man is behind bars awaiting trial for allegedly breaking into a Cheltenham house and stealing foreign currency and a watch.

Shay Tayor of Fairfax Road, Cirencester appeared before Cheltenham magistrates on July 5 accused of entering a home in Alstone Croft between May 17 and 20 and stealing a purse containing 120 Euros, a bank and store card, a Rotary watch and loose change.

He was remanded in custody to appear at Gloucester Crown Court for trial on August 4.