A SANDOWN man has been charged with offences related to a break-in at a pharmacy.

Marcus Evans, 24, of Perowne Way, is to appear at the Isle of Wight Magistrates' Court this morning (Thursday).

The incident happened at the pharmacy, attached to Sandown Medical Centre on Broadway, overnight on Monday to Tuesday.

Mr Evans has been charged with attempted burglary, possession of an offensive weapon and the importation of a prohibited weapon.