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Men charged after church burglaries across state

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Two men have been charged following a number of burglaries at churches around the state.

It's alleged the burglaries occurred between March and July this year in several areas around Victoria, including Myers Flat, Tarneit, Carrum Downs and Mitcham, where the pair stole cash and electrical items.

A 28 year old Deer Park man has 54 charges to his name, including 23 counts of burglary, and 22 counts of theft.

He has been remanded in custody to appear in Frankston Magistrates' Court today.

Meantime his co-accused, an 18 year old from Sunshine was bailed with six charges levelled against him, including aggravated burglary, theft and bail offences.

He will appear in the Sunshine Magistrates' Court in October. 

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