South East Wales

Man charged after bread van theft reports

A man has been charged with perverting the course of justice in connection with reports that a bakery delivery van was stolen in Newport.

Gwent Police said the van was found in the Malpas area of the city with its contents still on board on Tuesday.

Officers are no longer investigating an alleged robbery in relation to the vehicle on Monday, the force said.

The 38-year-old man has been bailed to appear at Newport Magistrates' Court on 12 May.

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