A MAN charged with burgling a Basildon flat will appear before magistrates tomorrow.

Robert Brindley, 38, of Swanstead, Basildon, was arrested in Pitsea yesterday morning, and was later charged with a burglary at a flat in Bardfield, Basildon.

The burglary happened between midnight and 7am on Saturday, April 12 and a laptop and headphones were stolen. They have since been recovered.

Brindley has been remanded in custody to appear at Basildon Magistrates Court tomorrow.