Ipswich man charged in connection with multiple thefts, including shops' charity boxes, appears in court
It comes after police arrested a man on Saturday on suspicion of theft.
He was taken to Martlesham Police Investigation Centre for questioning, and subsequently Noel Clarke, 50, of Bonnington Road in Ipswich was charged with 17 counts of thefts from shops.
These charges include eight incidents of charity boxes which were stolen from shops and one of attempted theft of a charity box.
He appeared at Ipswich Magistrates Court earlier today, where he was remanded to appear again before Ipswich Crown Court on Monday, December 14.