Man held over theft charges

A MAN who has been accused of stealing purses in Scarborough has appeared in court.

Anthony Quine, 32, from Liverpool, faces three counts of theft, two counts of fraud and one allegation of attempted theft.

The offences are said to have been committed in Scarborough between October 15 and October 17.

Magistrates have already directed that the case will be sent to York Crown Court.

Committal proceedings are scheduled to take place on December 2 in Scarborough.

Quine, who was not represented by a solicitor, was remanded in custody.