A MAN from Birkenhead has been charged after several phone shop burglaries across Macclesfield and Northwich.

Viorel Zlat, 20, of Borough Road, has been charged with eight counts of burglary and one count of attempted burglary.

The charges relate to burglaries at phone shops in; Macclesfield, Northwich, Denton, Sale, Bolton, Prescot and Bradford between August 31 and September 3.

Zlat appeared at Crewe Magistrates today (Friday, September 6).