Duo charged with Margate burglary offences

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Two men are to appear in court charged with burglary offences in Margate.

William Crump, 30, of Lister Road in Margate and Gerard McGuinness, 25, of no fixed address, were both charged with a burglary in Railway Terrace where tools were reported stolen; a burglary near Fulsam Place where a laptop was reported stolen and an attempted burglary at a property in Tivoli Park Avenue.

Mr Crump was also charged with fraudulent use of a bank card in Margate. Mr McGuinness was charged with causing criminal damage (spitting) inside a police van.

The two men were arrested by officers on Wednesday (March 27), and the incidents were reported to have taken place on the same date.

The two were charged on Thursday and appeared in Margate Magistrates’ Court the following day where they were remanded in custody.

They will next appear in Canterbury Crown Court on a date to be confirmed.