A LONDONER has been charged with a string of frauds and burglaries relating to alleged offences in various pubs and B&Bs in Somerset.

Emma Blackman, 27, of no fixed address, is accused of seven counts of fraud by false representation and two dwelling burglaries.

The offences are said to have taken place between September 19 and October 7 this year.

Blackman appeared at Taunton Magistrates Court on Friday (October 9) and was remanded in custody pending a further hearing at Taunton Crown Court on Monday, November 9.

She was arrested as part of Operation Remedy, a proactive police initiative across Avon and Somerset that targets residential burglary, knife crime and the illegal supply of controlled drugs.