A man has been charged with burglary after a break-in and has appeared in court.

Warren Linnen, 38, of Rachael Clarke Close, Stanford-le-Hope, was arrested on Thursday and charged on Friday, June 1, with the burglary and criminal damage to police property.

He was arrested following a break-in in Brentwood on May 31.

A woman who was arrested at the same time has been released on police bail to appear back at a police station on June 28.

Linnen was due to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates Court Saturday morning.