A man has been charged with 25 offences including burglary and robbery.

Lee Smith, 32, from Columbus Gardens, Northwood, was arrested in South Oxhey yesterday (Thursday) and has been charged with conspiracy to steal.

16 of the offences; which include theft of a vehicle, theft from a vehicle, robbery, theft of fuel, and burglary, are alleged to have happened in Hertfordshire with a further nine in the Metropolitan police area. They are alleged to have happened between November 26 2017 and March 1 2018.

Smith is due to appear at Hatfield Remand Court today (Friday).