A PENSIONER has been charged after allegedly carrying out 'poor quality building work' at a Poole home.

Peter Rogers, of Colborne Close in Poole, is due to appear before magistrates on Wednesday morning.

The 77-year-old is accused of two counts of being a trader and engaging in a commercial practice which was aggressive, two of engaging in a commercial practice which is a misleading omission and two of knowingly or recklessly engaging in a commercial practice.

He has not yet entered pleas to the charges.

Prosecutors allege Rogers is responsible for failings at a home in Labrador Drive, Baiter Park, on dates between August 2015 and March this year.

It is claimed the complainant was requested to pay more than £24,000 through the defendant's use of harassment, coercion or undue influence.

The price calculated for the building works was 'unclear, unintelligible, ambiguous or untimely', it is alleged.