A MAN has today pleaded guilty to a string of offences including burglary and handling stolen goods.

Nicky Russell, 40, of Parklands Close, Gosport, admitted the offences when he appeared at Portsmouth Crown Court.

Russell stole bank cards, a tablet, a laptop, a mobile phone and jewellery from a house in Mayfield Road, Gosport.

He also burgled two homes at Shaftesbury Road, Gosport, making off with a Samsung mobile and a Playstation 4 from one house, and several items from the other, including a handbag, wallet and bank cards.

Russell also attempted to burgle a house on Woodstock Road, Gosport.

On July 1 he had in his possession a suitcase and grey bag which he knew to be stolen.

Russell was remanded in custody to appear at the same court for sentencing on August 6.