AN Ilminster man is due in court this morning (Tuesday, May 17) after police charged him with 10 offences.

Matthew Barratt, 29, of Foundry Close, will appear at Yeovil Magistrates' Court.

He is charged with two counts each of burglary, taking a vehicle without consent, driving while disqualified and driving without insurance, along with one count each of possessing a Class B drug and assaulting an emergency worker.

The charges relate to two incidents in which vehicles were stolen from a property in Yeovil overnight on Sunday into Monday (May 15 into 16) and driven to Ilminster.