Kent

Man faces Australian Olympic sprinter theft charge

Andrew McCabe being interviewed for Australian television
Image caption Sprinter Andrew McCabe was due to take part in the 4x100-metres relay on Friday

A man has been charged with the theft of items from Australian Olympic sprinter Andrew McCabe.

Mr McCabe had a bag containing personal items and his national kit taken from a bench beside the running track at Tonbridge School, Tonbridge, 3 August.

Kent Police said Daniel Turowski, 28, of Alexandra Road, Tonbridge, had been charged with theft.

Mr Turowski has been bailed to appear before Sevenoaks Magistrates' Court on 11 September.

The force said a 27-year-old woman from Tonbridge who was also arrested in connection with the theft had been released without charge.

The Australian athletics team has been using Tonbridge School as its training camp.

Mr McCabe was due to compete in the 4x100-metres relay on Friday.

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