Willesden man appears in court charged with 430 thefts

Clive Pottinger is accused of 430 counts of theft

Clive Pottinger is accused of 430 counts of theft - Credit: PA Wire/Press Association Images

Clive Pottinger, 45, is accused of stealing from motor vehicles

A man from Willesden has appeared in court accused of stealing from more than 400 cars and vans.

Clive Pottinger, of Cornwall Gardens, is accused of 430 counts of theft from motor vehicle committed since October 2010.

The 45-year-old appeared before Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court on Friday where he was remanded in custody.

He will appear in court via video link for a bail hearing on Friday.