Two men charged with string of Haverhill burglaries

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Two men will appear in court today charged with multiple counts of burglary for offences in Haverhill.

John Tillett, 48, of Hamlet Road, Haverhill and 24-year-old Joseph Tillett, of Manchester Grove, London, have both been charged with five counts of burglary and one count of aggravated burglary.

The five burglary counts relate to incidents taking place between October 23 and December 19, 2013 at properties in Withersfield Road, Yerrill Gardens, Broadcroft Crescent, Fern Grove and Bishops Close, all in Haverhill.

The aggravated burglary charge relates to an offence in Withersfield Road on November 11, 2013, whereby the offenders were found to be in possession of a knife.

Joseph Tillett was also charged for two further offences occurring in January 2014, namely possession of cannabis and failing to attend a follow-up assessment for presence of a Class A drug.

Both men were remanded in custody and will appear at West Suffolk Magistrates’ Court later this morning, Friday February 21.