AN ALLEGED thief will appear in court accused of stealing from a village Post Office.

Ian Doe was charged by police for the theft of £970 from the shop in Burwash between 2018 and 2019.

The 49-year-old, of Woodlands Way, Hastings, is accused of stealing the cash while working as a part-time assistant at the shop.

Doe was given a summons to appear before Hastings Magistrates’ Court on December 2.

The charge was authorised by the Crown Prosecution Service following an investigation by detectives.