A man has appeared in court charged in connection with a series of burglaries in Lowestoft. 

Jewellery was stolen from properties in and around the town during the incidents in April and May this year.

On April 8, a ring, bracelets, jewellery and earrings were taken from a property in Princes Walk, and on April 22, a jewellery box was stolen from a home in Bryony Close.

Two other burglaries happened on April 29 in Carlton Road and May 9 at a property in Blackheath Road.

Officers arrested a man in Lowestoft in connection with the incidents on May 12 and he was taken to Great Yarmouth police station for questioning.

Wally Allgood, 46, of London Road South in Lowestoft, was subsequently charged with four counts of burglary at a property.

He appeared at Norwich Magistrates' Court on May 13 and the case has been sent to Norwich Crown Court for trial.