A suspected thief from Medway is to appear in court charged in connection with a disturbance in Ashford


The charges follow an incident in which police were called to a report of theft of alcohol and threats to staff at a petrol station in Beaver Lane, Ashford during the evening of Thursday 25 March 2021.


Christopher Leech, 28 of Tupman Close, Rochester, was arrested and charged with theft, possession of a knife, and a public order offence.


He appeared at Folkestone Magistrates’ Court on Saturday 27 March and was bailed to next appear at the same court on Thursday 29 April.