A 25-YEAR-OLD man has been charged with burglary at two town centre businesses in St Helens.

Christopher Atherton, of Bidston Avenue, Blackbrook is accused of breaking into the Lemon Tree Café and Takeaway, Barrow Street, on December 24.

He is also charged with burgling Hairfection, North John Street, St Helens on February 2.

Atherton appeared before Sefton Magistrates Court on February 3 and was granted conditional bail to attend Liverpool Crown Court on March 2.