THREE men have been charged with theft after police were called to a shop in Harnham.

Officers were called to Harnham Local in Harnham Road yesterday (Sunday, August 5) at about 7.30pm.

The arrests took place in a field just off Britford Lane.

Paul Burnett, 22, of Gosport, Ethan Hood, 19, of Gosport, and Perry Stewart, 19, of Portsmouth were charged with theft.

They have been released on bail and are due to attend Salisbury Magistrates Court later this month.

A 23-year-old man also arrested in connection with the incident has been released with no further action.