Officers charge man after series of incidents in the New Forest and Southampton
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Police officers investigating a number of offences across the New Forest and Southampton have charged a man.
The charges come after a number of pedal cycles were stolen in the Lyndhurst and Brockenhurst areas between Saturday 24 April and Saturday 24 July.
While malicious communications were sent to an individual in the Southampton area on Monday 16 August.
Connor Steven Hampton, aged 22, of Winchester Road, Southampton has been charged with one count of theft from a motor vehicle, one count of theft of a pedal cycle and one count of malicious communications.
Hampton appeared before Southampton Magistrates Court on Friday 27 August where he pleaded guilty to all three offences. He was bailed with conditions and will next appear at court on Friday 24 September.