A MAN has been charged and appeared in court following a burglary in Ferndown.

Between 2.30pm and 3.50pm on Thursday, March 4, a break-in occurred at a property in Church Road.

A security box containing personal documents and a number of items of jewellery were stolen.

Following enquiries, a 43-year-old man from Poole was arrested and charged with burglary.

He appeared at Poole Magistrates’ Court on Friday, April 23 and is next due to appear at Bournemouth Crown Court on Thursday, May 27.