Between 4 April and 6 April 2021, items including meat, chocolate and detergents are alleged to have been stolen in large quantities from shops including Sainsbury’s and Co-op.
On Tuesday 20 April, a suspect was identified near Swanley train station and arrested. Adam Lloyd was later charged with six counts of theft and with resisting or obstructing a police constable in the execution of their duty. He was further charged with assaulting a shop worker at a Savers store in Swanley.
Mr Lloyd, aged 25, of Glyn Davies Close, Dunton Green, was remanded in custody to appear before Medway Magistrates’ Court on 22 April.