BMW driver tried to evade officers in Newbury Sainsbury parking lot, police say
A BMW driver has been charged after trying to escape police in a Sainsbury’s car park in Newbury.
At around 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday 6 October, officers attempted to stop a blue BMW 118D in Sainsbury’s parking lot in Hectors Way, Newbury.
Thames Valley Police said the driver attempted to evade officers in the parking lot and continued to drive.
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Marcus Alderson, 20, of Queens Mead, Winchester, has been charged with one count of recklessly driving a motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle other than in accordance with a license, using from a motor vehicle on a road / public place without liability insurance and theft in a store.
He was remanded in custody to appear in Reading Magistrates‘ Court on Friday October 8 and then released on bail to appear in Crown court on November 9.
No one was injured in the incident and the police are now calling for witnesses.
Investigating Officer PC Rachael Hall, based at Newbury Police Station, said: “I appeal to all who may have witnessed this incident to please come forward.
“Also, I would ask all motorists who were in the parking lot at this time to check the dash cam footage in case they could have captured anything that might help with the investigation.
“Anyone with information can contact the police by calling 101 or making a report online, citing 43210450341.
“Alternatively, if you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111 or through their website.”
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