A 26-year-old man has been charged with two burglaries after a number of small businesses were targeted in Waterfoot.

Lee Quinn, from the town, was arrested on Thursday and charged with the offences which took place in Millar Barn Lane at around 8.30am on Sunday March 17.

Quinn was remanded in custody and will appear before the courts in due course.

A police spokesperson said: "We are aware that local businesses have been concerned with these burglaries and we hope that this outcome will both reassure and prevent further such crimes."