THE charged in relation to the theft of a charity box at Mulberry Court care home has been named by police as John Goscombe of Cirencester.

Goscombe, 43, of Bowly Road, is due to appear at Cheltenham Magistrates’ Court on November 1 in relation to the theft at the care home on Middle Mead Road on Thursday, October 19.

"Our enquiries are ongoing to establish the point of entry and indeed how much money was in the charity collection box that was stolen," Sergeant Garrett Gloyn told the Standard last Friday.