Man to appear in court after burglary in Lowestoft

Suffolk Police. PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Suffolk Police. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

A 33-year-old man is to appear in court, charged with a burglary in Lowestoft and six counts of fraud by false representation.

Frankie Benet of no fixed abode, is charged with burgling a home in Westland Road in Lowestoft on February 16 - stealing bank cards, documentation including a passport, a quantity of Euros and a Panasonic camera.

He will appear at Norwich Crown Court tomorrow morning (Wednesday, March 30).

The six counts of fraud relate to attempts, some of them successful, to get cash using the items stolen in the burglary, including contactless card transactions, exchanging stolen Euros for over £200 cash, and making transfers, transactions or withdrawals from the victims bank account – including one for £2,000.

Frankie Benet was arrested on March 1 and was taken into custody before being charged with the seven offences.

He appeared at Norwich Magistrates Court on Wednesday, March 2 and has been remanded in custody ahead of tomorrow's hearing.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter