Willesden man charged with 430 thefts fails to get bail

Clive Pottinger is accused of 430 thefts from motor vehicles (Picture: PA Wire)

Clive Pottinger is accused of 430 thefts from motor vehicles (Picture: PA Wire) - Credit: PA Wire/Press Association Images

Clive Pottinger is accused of stealing from motor vehicles since October 2010

A man from Willesden accused of stealing from 430 cars and vans has had his application for bail turned down.

Clive Pottinger, of Cornwall Gardens, is charged with 430 counts of theft from motor vehicles which have been committed since October 2010.

Last Friday, the 45-year-old appeared before Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court via video link for a bail hearing but it was rejected.

He was remanded in custody to reappear in court on May 24.