A suspected car thief is in custody following swift action by officers in Swale.
Kent Police was called at 10.25am on Tuesday 14 June 2022 to Warden Road, Eastchurch following reports a car had been taken from the driveway of a property, narrowly missing the owner as the car was driven away.
Officers from the Swale Local Policing Team attended and following enquiries and a search of the area, located the vehicle, abandoned in Cliff Drive, Warden and the suspect a short distance away.
When officers searched the vehicle they also found number plates linked to suspected bilking offences.
A 30-year-old man from Sheerness was arrested at 11.45am on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle, bilking and dangerous driving.