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Prolific thief charged following several thefts from vehicles in Portsmouth

Officers investigating theft from motor vehicles in Portsmouth have charged a man


Christopher Walker, 38, of no fixed abode, has been charged with three counts of theft from a motor vehicle, one count of fraud by false representation and one count of handling stolen goods in connection with the following incidents.



  • In the early hours of March 18 2022 a car was broken into on Lucknow Street and a mobile phone and a bag were taken. Money was then taken from the victim’s bank account via a banking app on the mobile phone.


  • On April 2 2022 a car parked in the Isambard Brunel car park on Alec Rose Lane was broken into and a gym bag was taken.


  • Sometime between 11.30pm on April 17 2022 and 11am on April 18 a car was broken into on Station Street and electrical items worth more than £2000 were taken.



Walker has been remanded into custody and is due to appear at Portsmouth Magistrates Court on Friday 13 April.