Man charged with burglary in Bilton, Rugby

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A man has been charged in connection with a burglary in Bilton, Rugby.

Shane Welsby, 27, of Sleaford, Lincolnshire, was charged on Saturday July 18 and has been remanded in custody to appear at Leamington Spa Magistrates Court today (Monday July 20).

The charge is in connection with a burglary on Wheatfield Road between Sunday June 7 and Tuesday June 9.

Entry was gained to the property by force and a number of items were stolen, including a purse with bank cards and a small amount of jewellery, but some items were recovered nearby and returned to their owner.

Extensive inquiries conducted by Rugby proactive CID and a media appeal resulted in Welsby’s arrest.