Three charged over Essex and Suffolk school computer thefts

Three men have been charged in connection with computer thefts from schools in Essex and Suffolk.

Laptops and computer equipment were stolen from primary and secondary schools in a series of thefts between August 2012 and May last year.

Two men from Frinton-on-Sea and a man from Clacton-on-Sea have been charged with conspiracy to commit burglary with intent to steal.

They are due to appear at West Suffolk Magistrates' Court on 18 February.

Christopher Kerr, 25, of Halstead Road, Frinton, Liam Cook, 26, of Bushell Way, Frinton, and Francis Wilding, 21, of Melton Close, Clacton have been released on bail.

A 23-year-old woman from Frinton, who was also arrested, faces no further police action.

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