A man is due in court after £72 worth of meat was stolen from a Southampton Co-op store. 

Ryan James Harvey, 27, has been charged with burglary and theft. 

Just before 10am yesterday (November 30) police received reports that £72 worth of meat had been stolen from Co-op on Shirley High Street. 

Officers attended and arrested Harvey, of Landguard Road, Southampton. 

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A number of bank cards suspected to have been stolen in a burglary on London Road on Wednesday were found in his possession. 

Harvey is due at Southampton Magistrates' Court today.