A Lymington man has been charged with stealing a dinghy.

Police have been investigating two cases of shoplifting in Yarmouth on the Isle of Wight.

One saw a dinghy stolen in Victoria Road and this was reported to police on Wednesday, 13 September.

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The second was at the Harveys convenience store chain in The Square and was reported on Friday, 6 October.

The shoplifting incident happened at the Rohan outdoor outfitters in High Street, Lymington, which was reported on Friday, 20 October.

Kerry Sean Frost, 39, of no fixed abode, was charged with two counts of shopliftings and one of theft.

He appeared before Southampton Magistrates’ Court on Saturday morning.

He was released on conditional bail to appear at Southampton Magistrates’ Court again on Wednesday.