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Police have charged a man in connection with an incident of a fail to stop road traffic collision in Lowestoft.  
 
It took place on Thursday 7 May just before 2pm when a vehicle, described as a silver Vauxhall Astra, was travelling on Beccles Road in the town was requested to stop by officers in a patrol vehicle. 
 
The male driver reversed back before ramming the police vehicle at speed before leaving the scene in his vehicle. No-one was hurt in the incident. The suspected vehicle involved was located at Bramley Rise in Beccles at about 3pm. 
 
Officers arrested a man on Friday 8 May on suspicion on dangerous driving and was taken to Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre for questioning
 
 32 year old Kieron Watkins of no fixed abode was charged with dangerous driving, driving whilst disqualified, driving with no insurance, failing to stop for a police officer, dishonestly receiving stolen goods, burglary of a service station at Darsham stealing £745 worth of goods on 4 May and burglary of a service station at Framlingham stealing nearly £6,000 items in the process on 5 May.

He was remanded to appear before Great Yarmouth magistrates court this morning (11 May).
 

Previous release I 7 May 2020

Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident of a fail to stop road traffic collision in Lowestoft. 
 
A vehicle, described as a silver Vauxhall Astra, was travelling on Beccles Road in the town was requested to stop by officers in a patrol vehicle earlier today (Thursday 7 May) at just before 2pm. 

The male driver initially stopped but then accelerated away and then reversed back before ramming the police vehicle at speed before leaving the scene in his vehicle. No-one was hurt in the incident. The road was closed for a brief time but is now open. The suspected vehicle involved was located at Bramley Rise in Beccles at about 3pm. Enquiries are on-going to locate the suspect..
 
Anyone who witnessed the incident, knows the identity of the driver or the vehicle should contact Lowestoft CID, quoting crime reference 37/25256/20
 
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