A man has been charged following a burglary at a Blackburn church.

Police said there was serious damage at St Joseph’s Church on Audley Range between April 24 and April 25.

Following an appeal and after police enquiries a man was arrested on Wednesday (May 8) and has now been charged with burglary and theft.

Michael Jackson, 41, of no fixed address, was remanded in custody to appear at Blackburn Magistrates’ Court today (Friday, May 10)