A MAN has been charged after two alleged thefts from Bournemouth hotels.

Police were called to the Hotel Riviera in West Cliff Gardens on Tuesday, July 25 after a man allegedly stole money from a till.

On the evening Friday, August 4, officers were called to reports of a theft at the Tower House Hotel in West Cliff Gardens.

It was alleged that the same man went into the hotel before going behind the reception desk and taking a key for a room.

Police claim a purse was then stolen from the room. Bank cards belonging to the complainant were used to withdraw more than £1,500, it is reported.

A 38-year-old Poole man has now been charged with burglary of a dwelling with intent to steal, burglary other than a dwelling, burglary dwelling and theft, fraud by false representation, possession of a class A drug and possession of a class B drug.

He is due to appear before Poole Magistrates’ Court today, Friday, October 6.