A MAN has been charged after several reports of vehicle thefts in Redditch.

James Cooper of Priors Oak, Redditch was arrested on Sunday, May 8 after several reports of a man trying car door handles and stealing items from vehicles.

The 36-year-old has been charged with theft, attempted theft, two counts of vehicle interference, two counts of handling stolen goods, fraud by false representation and obstructing a police constable.