Pitsea man to face food theft charges

A Pitsea man has been charged with stealing more than £1,000 of food from a Basildon garage.

Nicholas Holland, 33, of Great Ranton, appeared before Southend magistrates on Monday April 15 accused of 10 counts of shop theft from BP Express in East Mayne between January 8 and March 30.

He is next due to appear at Basildon Magistrates’ Court on July 26.