A 37-year-old shop manager accused of stealing cash, televisions and computers from his employer, has appeared at Dungannon Crown Court.

Barry Morris of High Street, Ederney, pleaded not guilty to a total of 13 charges of dishonesty.

He is accused of stealing cash to an unknown value from Peter McBride on dates between January 1, 2004, and October 25, 2012.

He also faces five similar charges of stealing sums of between £150 and £250 belonging to McBride Retail Group.

Morris, who also works as a part-time farmer, faces three further charges of stealing televisions and three of stealing Apple iPads from the McBride Retail Group.

A thirteenth charge accuses him of stealing business documents, namely wage sheets of part-time staff, from the McBride Retail Group.

He denies all the charges.

He is due to go on trial at Dungannon Crown Court on October 6.