Charge over theft of 26 car batteries

TWO Yarrawonga men are facing charges after allegedly stealing 26 car batteries from a rural property.

The men are alleged to have entered a farm at Tungamah yesterday and removed the bat- teries.

A neighbour gave a description to police and a partial car registration, and the car was intercepted on the Yarrawonga-Benalla Road.

A 29-year-old man has been charged and bailed on one count of theft.

Charges against a 48-year-old man were pending.