Man charged after false burglary claim
27 Feb 2017 14:00 PM[View Full Size]
A man has been charged with perverting the course of justice after he made a false burglary claim.
Earlier this month police received a report a car had been stolen after a house been burgled and car keys stolen in Kismet Street in Sunderland.
Police carried out enquiries into the report of the burglary however soon established it was a bogus report.
A 39-year-old man has been charged with perverting the course and is due to appear at Newcastle Crown Court on March 23.