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A man has been charged over theft after £9,000 worth of photography equipment was stolen from a car in Newcastle.
Police were called shortly after 4pm on Monday (4 July), to an address off Clayton Road, following reports of vehicle crime.
The victim, a man in his 50s, reported two lights and chargers, worth in the region of £7,000, various lighting reflectors worth £1,200, a wireless camera trigger worth £370 and other equipment worth £450, had been stolen.
David Quilty, aged 42, of Fletcher Bank, Newcastle-under-Lyme has since been charged with theft from a motor vehicle.
He has been placed on police bail ahead of an appearance due at North Staffordshire Justice Centre later today (Wednesday 6 July).
Chief Inspector John Owen, of Newcastle-under-Lyme local policing team, said: “Our new policing model allows us to better understand local issues, respond more quickly and have a greater understanding of criminality impacting our communities.
“We continue to do all we can to tackle crime in our local areas.”