A MAN has been charged with 21 offences - including six alleged burglaries.

Daniel James, who is of no fixed abode, appeared before magistrates in Poole on Saturday. He did not enter pleas to six counts of burglary, 12 of fraud and three of attempted burglary.

Prosecutors allege he burgled properties in Bournemouth and Boscombe on dates in September. It is claimed that businesses including Marco Polo restaurant and the Electric Beach Tanning Studio, both of which are in Christchurch Road, Boscombe, as well as the Wah Hing Chinese Supermarket in Sea Road, were targeted.

James, 27, was remanded into custody ahead of a plea and trial preparation hearing at Bournemouth Crown Court this Friday, October 12.