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Two Portsmouth men charged after vehicle stolen in Southsea burglary

Two men have been charged with the theft of a vehicle from an address in Southsea


Shortly before 6.30am on Tuesday 28 June it was reported to police that a property on Albert Road had been broken into. The keys to a vehicle were taken and the vehicle was then stolen.


An investigation was launched and the car, a white Ford, was stopped by officers near Bournemouth and the two occupants were arrested and later charged.


Carl Sterling, 38, of Arundel Street, was charged with dwelling burglary, theft of a motor vehicle, driving a motor vehicle otherwise than in accordance with a license and using a motor vehicle on a road/public place without third party insurance.


Joshua Francis Richards, 33, of Haslemere Road, was charged with dwelling burglary and theft of a motor vehicle.


Both men appeared at Portsmouth Magistrates Court yesterday morning (Wednesday 29 June).


Where they were both been remanded into custody and are next due to appear at Portsmouth Crown Court on Monday 1 August.