The suspected driver of a vehicle involved in a pursuit in west Kent has been charged

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At around 3.05pm on Wednesday 7 October 2020, a Ford Fiesta is reported to have failed to stop for officers in York Parade, Tonbridge.


A pursuit was authorised before the car was abandoned in Vigo Road, Vigo around one hour later.


A search was carried out to locate the driver, assisted by a police helicopter, and a man was later arrested on suspicion of driving offences.


On Monday 12 October, Peter Taylor of Simpson Road, Snodland was charged with dangerous driving, driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence and driving without insurance.


The 28-year-old appeared before Medway Magistrates’ Court the following day, where he was remanded to a hearing at Maidstone Crown Court on 10 November.