Two in court after raids

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Two women from Birmingham have been charged in connection with alleged distraction burglaries at shops in Hatfield and Wheatley.

Maria Tomescu, aged 41, of Montague Road, Smethwick, faces two burglary charges.

Maria Iamnadit, 50, of Clarendon Road, Smethwick, faces a single count of burglary. Both appeared before Chesterfield magistrates to face the allegations.

They have both been remanded in custody until their next court appearance in July.

They are now due to appear at Derby Crown Court on July 7.