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Men accused of 80 burglaries

Two Cheltenham men accused of being involved in 80 Gloucestershire burglaries appeared before a judge yesterday (January 30).

Harry Gill, 20, of Priors road, Cheltenham, and Mason McConnon, 22, of no fixed abode, faced Gloucester crown court where prosecutor Neil Treharne said "Currently a total of eighty burglaries have been investigated.

"At least a 10 further burglaries are to be charged," the barrister said. "Three of them to be jointly charged at least.

"There will be co-defendants - the handlers," Mr Treharne added. "They are due to be summonsed.

"I have asked for them to be speedily dealt with."

Judge Ian Lawrie QC remanded both Gill and McConnon in custody and fixed a further hearing for 21st March.

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