Man charged with St Albans burglary

A man has been charged in connection with burglaries in St Albans, Elstree and Borehamwood

A man has been charged in connection with burglaries in St Albans, Elstree and Borehamwood - Credit: Archant

A man has been arrested and charged in connection with five counts of burglary and one attempted burglary in St Albans, Elstree and Borehamwood.

Jake Lloyd, 28, of Theobald Street in Borehamwood, was charged in connection with a burglary from Watford Road in St Albans, between Saturday, April 21 and Thursday, April 26.

He was also charged with burglaries in Borehamwood; one in Melrose Avenue on Sunday, May 20, one in Furzehill Road on Wednesday, May 16 and one in Well End Road on Saturday, May 12.

He was charged with an attempted burglary in Theobald Street, Borehamwood on Wednesday, May 16, and another burglary in Sullivan Way, Elstree on Monday, April 30.

Lloyd was remanded in custody and appeared at Hatfield Remand Court on Monday, May 21, where he has been remanded in prison until his next court appearance on Friday, June 22.

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Hertsmere Chief Insp Steve O’Keeffe said: “Investigating and preventing burglary in the borough is a priority for my officers.

“We know the impact burglary has on victims and will investigate every single report so that where possible offenders can be brought to justice.

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“We also work to prevent burglaries and raise awareness of steps the public can take to reduce their chances of becoming a victim. I would encourage people to visit our website for crime prevention advice.”

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