TWO men have been charged with a series of offences in the Bournemouth and Poole areas.

A 42-year-old man, of no fixed address, was charged with offences of theft from a motor vehicle, theft from a shop, three counts of fraud by false representation, handling stolen goods and a commercial burglary.

The offences were alleged to have been committed in Poole and Bournemouth between Monday, July 3 and Sunday, November 12.

A 36-year-old Bournemouth man was charged with five offences of shoplifting, alleged to have been committed at the same Bournemouth store between October 28 and November 6.

Both men appeared at Poole Magistrates’ Court on November 25, and are due to appear at the same court on Friday, December 8.