A man alleged to have stolen almost £13,000 from his workplace will appear in court today.

Alpha Jalloh, 32, of Longcroft Rise, Loughton, is charged with six counts of theft.

He faces four charges of theft from Goldings Hill Stores and Post Office in Lower Road, Loughton and two counts of theft from Buckhurst Hill Convenience Store in Queens Road.

The alleged offences took place between August 1, 2012, and June 7, 2013 totalling £12,965.08.

Mr Jalloh will appear at Chelmsford Magistrates today.