A MAN has been charged with stealing nearly £300 worth of alcohol plus groceries from Tesco Extra in Cirencester.

Henry Wilson, aged 21, of The Paddock, Cirencester, is alleged to have stolen £272 worth of alcohol from the supermarket on Monday, August 7.

Wilson has also been accused of stealing groceries from the same store on Wednesday, July 12.

The case is due to be heard at Cheltenham Magistrates' Court on Friday, January 19.