POLICE investigating a burglary at Whitepit Lane, Newport, have charged a man.

It is alleged a shed was broken into on Sunday afternoon.

Alex Cooper, 21, of Millers Lane in Newport, was subsequently arrested and has been charged with burglary.

He was remanded in custody to appear at the Isle of Wight Magistrates’ Court today (Thursday).

UPDATE: Mr Cooper has appeared in court and pleaded not guilty.

The case has been adjourned for trial until March 19.

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