A male has been charged with several offences, including attempted GBH, following an incident in Hampshire involving a quad bike.
The incident happened at around 23:00 hours on Saturday 27th February after officers tried to stop a quad bike on the A326 in Totton.
Whilst conducting the stop, the rider of the quad bike is alleged to have driven at the police vehicle and a police officer as he stepped out of his patrol vehicle.
A second vehicle was also damaged in the incident, as was the quad bike.
Investigators believe that the quad bike had been stolen from an address on Peterscroft Avenue in Ashurst.
When officers searched the quad bike, they found an axe stowed in the machine’s front basket.
Vijay Louis Bunth Sandhu, 22, of Radcliffe Road in Southampton, was charged with the following offences:
- Attempted GBH
- Aggravated vehicle taking
- Failing to stop for the police
- Criminal damage
- Resisting arrest
- Failing to provide a specimen of breath
He was remanded to appear at Southampton Magistrates’ Court this morning (1st March).
No police officers or members of the public were injured during the incident.
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