A man has been charged with stealing meat and cosmetics in Cirencester, following a series of thefts from businesses in the town.

The 36 year old man was charged as part of investigations into five thefts in the town.

Over a course of six weeks, between September 17 and October 29, a number of businesses were targeted.

Items included in the haul include meat and cosmetics with a total value of around £400.

He was arrested on Monday, October 29, and was kept in custody to attend court this week.