An Ipswich man is one of two people who have been charged in connection with a spate of mobile phone thefts. 

Police arrested two men, aged in their 20s and 30s, on Tuesday following a series of incidents in Sudbury and in Norfolk. 

Gabriel Stanescu, 21 and of Ranelagh Road in Ipswich, has since been charged with eight counts of theft.

Florin Petrache, 34 and of no fixed address, has since been charged with 10 counts of theft.

The charges relate to thefts in Sudbury, Fakenham, Dereham, Watton, Dersingham, Holt and Cromer.

The pair have been remanded to appear at Great Yarmouth Magistrates' Court on Thursday.