A man charged with a burglary just after Christmas will appear in court today.

Connor Diack, 25, of no fixed address, was arrested after police received reports of a man behaving suspiciously in Thurston Avenue, Southend on Thursday December 28.

Police were at the scene shortly after Essex Police control handlers received the report at around 2.05pm.

They chased a man on foot for a short period before arresting Diack.

He appeared at Basildon Magistrates' Court on Friday December 29.

He is expected to appear Basildon Crown Court today.