A CHESTER man has been charged in relation to a series of burglaries in the city.

Krzysztof Karszewski, of Lightfoot Street, Hoole, was arrested on Wednesday, May 8.

The 33-year-old was subsequently charged with six counts of burglary and two counts of attempted burglary.

Karszewski appeared at Chester Magistrates Court on Thursday, May 9, where he was remanded in custody.

He is next due to appear at Chester Crown Court on Thursday, June 6.

The burglary charges relate to:

• 12 April - Ermine Road, Chester

• 21 April - Westminster Road, Chester

• 22-23 April - Ermine Road, Chester

• 24 April - Tomkinson Street, Chester

• 24 April - Faulkner Street, Chester

• 24-30 April West Street, Chester

The attempted burglary charges relate to incidents which occurred on Saturday, May 4, at two addresses on Lightfoot Street.