A MAN has been charged with more than a dozen crimes including robberies and burglaries in Dudley.

Matthew Lockley was arrested in connection with a series of offences in the borough since September, West Midlands Police said.

The 40-year-old, of no fixed address, has now been charged with eight robberies, two burglaries and three shop thefts.

He was remanded to appear before Wolverhampton Magistrates Court yesterday (Saturday October 14).