A SERIAL burglar will appear in court next month after a spate of thefts across the county.

Shane Jarvis, 49, of no fixed address, has been charged with five counts of burglary in Salisbury, Swindon, Warminster and Plymouth.

He was also charged with possession of a bladed article and fraud.

He appeared at Swindon Magistrates Court on Saturday, February 8, and has been remanded in custody to appear at Swindon Crown Court on March 6.