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Driver of Toyota appears in court accused of ramming police car

Posted on - 12th September, 2017 - 5:25am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, News, University
The beer garden of the Adelphi pub was full during the incident Pic: Google
The beer garden of the Adelphi pub was full during the incident Pic: Google

A man has appeared in court charged with ramming a police car in Preston.

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The incident took place on Friday 1 September around 4pm.

Officers from Preston Police were on patrol when they tried to stop and speak to the driver of a black Toyota Auris close to the Adelphi pub in Adelphi Street.

The driver attempted to get away, reversing his vehicle into the patrol car.

Andrew Eccles, 19, of Raven Street, Deepdale, was charged with dangerous driving and possession of cannabis.

He appeared at Preston Magistrates Court on Monday (11 September).

Read more: Why police were chasing a man through Preston city centre

Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses to the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 and ask for PC 4075 Plummer.

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