A MAN has been charged after shoplifting at the Co-op in Stroud.

A spokesperson for Gloucestershire police said: "Benjamin Holloway, 41, and of no fixed abode was arrested last Tuesday, November 5 before being charged with one count of theft from a shop.

"The charge relates to an incident which took place at the Co-Op on Westwood Road in Stroud.

"Holloway is due to appear at Cheltenham Magistrates' Court on Friday November 22."