Police charge man after Matlock Bath incidents

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Police have charged a man with an offence of going equipped for theft.

Officers were called after reports of break-ins at the China Rose restaurant and South Parade Fish and Chip Shop, both on South Parade, Matlock Bath, yesterday morning. Cash was allegedly stolen.

Luke Battelle, 34, of Westwood, Nottinghamshire, is due to appear before magistrates in Chesterfield today.