UPDATE: Pair charged after alleged burglary in St Albans

The scientific services unit went to the St Albans shop this morning to investigate

The scientific services unit went to the St Albans shop this morning to investigate - Credit: Archant

Two men have been charged following an alleged burglary in St Albans on Wednesday night.

Police were called to Cex Entertainment Exchange in French Row at around 11.30pm after two men forced entry into the store.

They allegedly stole a number of electrical items, then ran away from the scene.

One man is then suspected of forcing entry into a house in Liverpool Road just before he was arrested by police.

• James Smith, 32, of Pound Lane in Willesden, has been charged with burglary and two counts of obstructing a constable in the execution of their duty. He has also been charged with use of violence to secure entry to a premises.


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• Andre French, 34, of Dale Avenue, Edgware, has been charged with burglary and one count of obstructing a constable in the execution of their duty.

Both appeared today (Friday) at Hatfield Remand Court and have been remanded in custody. A further court date is yet to be set.

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