Two men have been charged by police with multiple thefts across the breadth of the region, as well as further afield.

Following a Thames Valley Police investigation, the two men were charged on Saturday (October 22).

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Charlie Ward, 47, of Marlow Road in Stokenchurch, was charged with three counts of theft from a motor vehicle, two counts of going equipped for theft of a motor vehicle, one count of assault by beating an emergency worker and one count of driving a motor vehicle dangerously.

John Ward, 19, also of Marlow Road in Stokenchurch, was charged with one count of theft from a motor vehicle and one count of going equipped for theft.

The offences took place in Bicester, Oxford and Slough, as well as Watford, Farnborough, Egham and Bagshot between May and October of this year.

Charlie Ward was remanded in custody and John Ward released on bail.

Both will appear at High Wycombe Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday (October 26).


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