Man charged with 17 burglaries across Sheffield


A man has been charged with 17 house burglaries across Sheffield.

Michael Brooke, aged 48 and of no fixed abode, has been remanded in custody following a hearing at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court this morning.

The short hearing took place in Brooke’s absence after he refused to come up from the cells.

The next hearing for the case will be at Sheffield Crown Court on August 24.