A suspected burglar has appeared in court following an investigation into a Tunbridge Wells burglary.

Kent Police received a report that between Saturday 31 December 2022 and Sunday 1 January 2023, a house in Dornden Drive, Langton Green was targeted and a car along with jewellery and other property was stolen.

Detectives from the Chief Constable’s Crime Squad completed in enquiries into the break-in and the victim’s car was later recovered from a road in Addington.

Flick knife

On Wednesday 11 January a man and a woman were detained. The arresting officers also seized a flick knife.

A man from South Croydon, Greater London was later charged with burglary, theft of a car,  possession of a flick knife, driving whilst disqualified and driving without insurance.

The 43-year-old appeared before Medway Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 12 January where he was remanded to a hearing at Maidstone Crown Court on 9 February.

A 43-year-old woman from South Croydon was bailed to 8 March.

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By Ed

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