A SOUTHAMPTON man has been charged with a number of thefts from shops in Southampton and Totton.

Carl Fowler, 34, of Vaudrey Close, Southampton, accused of shoplifting and driving offences after being arrested by officers in the city on November 5.

Fowler faces one count of shoplifting from Asda on Bournemouth Road, Southampton, four counts of shoplifting from the Co-op in Salisbury Road, Totton, and five counts of shoplifting from Asda in Maynard Road, Totton.

He is also accused of failing to provide a specimen for analysis, driving without a licence, and driving without insurance.