Man charged with burglary in Sunderland

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A MAN has been charged with a burglary in Sunderland.

Joseph Barnes, 43, of Garnet Street in Sunderland, has been charged with a burglary which happened in the early hours at Hylton Road on Friday, January 9.

The alarm was activated and nothing was stolen in the burglary.

He is due to appear at Sunderland Magistrates’ Court on February 6.

The charge comes during Northumbria Police’s Operation Soundwave, aimed at tackling suspected thieves and burglars across the force.