Man Charged With Theft Following Shopliftings

Man Charged With Theft Following Shopliftings

A Sittingbourne man has been charged with theft after he was arrested by officers following a foot chase.

Shane Baker, 30, of Bluebell Drive in, Sittingbourne, has been charged with two counts of theft after being arrested on Thursday (17th January).

The charges relate to incidents on Monday 7th and Wednesday 16th January at a shop in Sittingbourne where, on both occasions, three bottles of alcohol were reported stolen.

Mr Baker was spotted in Sittingbourne riding a push bike and failed to stop for officers when requested to do so. He was pursued by an officer on foot and arrested near London Road.

He was charged and bailed to appear before Maidstone Magistrates' Court on Friday 15th February, however he was subsequently remanded in custody as he was wanted on a recall to prison.

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