A man has been charged with five counts of shoplifting from an opticians.

Christian Kelly, aged 40, of Caversham Road, Reading, was charged on Tuesday, November 7 with five counts of shoplifting.

The charges relate to a number of incidents at the Vision Express in Broad Street between October 9 and 26 this year when Ray-Ban sunglasses worth more than £3,000 were stolen.

He has been bailed to appear before Reading Magistrates’ Court on November 23.