Man charged over Bradley Lowery charity box theft
A man has been charged over the theft of a charity box raising funds for a five-year-old boy with terminal cancer.
The box for Bradley Lowery was stolen from The Lunch Box in Peterlee on Sunday, the Northern Echo reported.
On Monday, Durham Police tweeted a picture of coins in a bag and the message: "Got your money back mate, keep fighting buddy."
A 35-year-old Chester-le-Street man is due to appear before Newton Aycliffe magistrates, charged with theft.
Bradley, five, from Blackhall Colliery near Hartlepool, was diagnosed with neuroblastoma in 2013.
Bradley, who has also become friends with Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe, is set to be a mascot for England when they play Lithuania on 26 March.