Man charged with two burglaries in Dover

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A burglar has been charged after jewellery and electronic equipment was stolen from homes in Dover.

Kent Police received a report that a laptop, a tablet computer, a mobile phone, jewellery and other items had been stolen from a house in Dour Street, Dover on 30 December 2019.

Then on 8 January 2020, a resident of Johannesburg Road, Dover reported that a tablet computer, three watches and a number of items of jewellery had been taken from her home.

Kevin Chapman, 36, was arrested in Hastings, East Sussex on  7 February 2020 in relation to the two burglaries.

He has since been charged two counts of burglary and making off without payment from a hotel in Dover on 7 January 2020 and a hotel in Canterbury on 9 January 2020.

Chapman, of Carnoustie Close, St Leonards-on-Sea, appeared before Medway Magistrates Court on Monday 17 January and was remanded in custody until his next court appearance on 16 March 2020.