A man has been charged with fraud for altering gas metres.

Peter Davies, 45, of Westleigh Gardens, Edgware was charged with supplying articles for use in fraud, theft of gas, altering a meter and abstraction of electricity.

He was arrested by Harrow police following an investigation into forged gas meter seals which were being sold in large quantities on eBay.

Police with officers from Revenue Protection searched the property in Westleigh Gardens in July last year and found a large quantity of forged seals.

He will appear at Hendon Magistrates on Monday 27 January.