POLICE have charged two men with burglary offences at the Vale Royal Drive area of Whitegate.

The men, both from Hyde, were arrested yesterday in Vale Royal Drive, and have both been charged with a number of offences.

Ian Cunningham, 38, of Dunkinfield Road, Hyde, was charged with going equipped for burglary, receiving stolen goods and attempted burglary with intent to steal.

Scott Kearney, 18, of Lyne View, Hyde, has been charged with going equipped for burglary and receiving stolen goods.

They both appeared at Chester Magistrates’ Court today, Thursday, September 6, and have been sent to trial next month.