Police have arrested a suspected vandal who allegedly smashed the windows of multiple branches of a charity shop, causing damage totalling tens of thousands of pounds.

A number of the separate attacks on Hospices of Hope stores have taken place over the last month, including on the charity's shop in Bexley.

The charity, which provides hospice care to elderly people in Albania, Moldova, Romania and Serbia, also reported damaged to outlets in Pimlico, Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge and near Sevenoaks.

A 43-year-old man from east London was arrested in the Waltham Forest area, at around 8.30am on Wednesday, July 8.

He currently remains in custody.

If you have any information which may assist the investigation call Kent Police on 01622 604100, quoting reference 46/111918/20.

You can also contact Kent Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555111 or by using the online form at crimestoppers-uk.org