A MAN has been charged in connection with an alleged burglary at a home in West Parley.

Between 11pm on Friday, April 23 and around 3am the following day it was reported to police that somebody had broken into to a home in Ellesfield Drive while the occupant was present.

A number of items of jewellery and a purse were allegedly stolen.

A Dorset Police spokesman said: "Following enquiries, a 38-year-old man from Poole has been charged with burglary.

"He was due to appear at Poole Magistrates’ Court on Friday, May 7, 2021."