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CUSTODY: Three arrested after stolen car police chase near Maidstone

Thursday 26th May 2022

A STOLEN car failed to stop and crashed following a police chase.

Officers saw a silver Honda CRV in Marden Road, Staplehurst at 9.15am on Wednesday, May 25. Suspecting it was stolen, police indicated for the driver to stop. 

The car failed to stop and was driven dangerously while being pursued along rural roads.

The vehicle was eventually abandoned in Spelmonden Road, Horsmonden, following a collision with another car. The occupants left on foot.

Following assistance from a police helicopter, two men and a teenage boy were arrested and taken into custody.

PC Paul Otter said: "Drivers in Staplehurst, Marden and Horsmonden may have seen the silver Honda travelling at speed. We are urging motorists with dashcam and residents with private CCTV to check for footage that may assist our investigation."

Anyone with information should contact Kent Police on 01622 604100, quoting reference 25-0260. You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete the online form on their website.