A man has been charged in connection with two distraction burglaries in Langport last week.

Darren Howells, from Yeovil, was arrested on Thursday (April 11) after burglaries were reported in Eastover on Tuesday, April 2.

The 48-year-old, of Allingham Road, appeared at Taunton Magistrates’ Court on Friday (April 12).

He was released on conditional bail to attend Taunton Crown Court on Monday (May 20).