Lowestoft man charged with various offences after incident in town

20 canaries and a number of miniature quail were taken. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

20 canaries and a number of miniature quail were taken. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

A Lowestoft man has been charged with various offences including dangerous driving after an incident in the town on Tuesday.

Andrew Reilly, 28, of Notley Road in the town, is charged with dangerous driving, assault, resisting arrest by a police officer, causing a road traffic collision, driving without a licence, driving with no insurance, failing to provide a specimen and using threatening, abusive, or insulting words.

He appeared before Norwich Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, April 5 where his case was committed to Ipswich Crown Court for sentencing on a date and time to be arranged.

A Honda Civic was reportedly being driven erratically in Lowestoft around 11am on Tuesday, April 3.

A driver of a Renault van was spat at and this vehicle was then involved in a collision with the Honda Civic in the Bevan Street area of the town.


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The occupant of the Civic then left the vehicle and after a brief foot chase he was arrested in the Clapham Road South area.

He was taken to Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

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