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Two arrests and woman charged after police stop Toyota Yaris near Conningbrook Hotel in Ashford

Two people were arrested after police swarmed a car on a busy road.

Officers stopped a black Toyota Yaris in Willesborough Road, Ashford, and detained two of its occupants.

Police surrounding the car in Willesborough Road. Pic: Andy Clark
Police surrounding the car in Willesborough Road. Pic: Andy Clark

They swooped on the car at 4.15pm near to the Downsview Guest house, just past the Conningbrook Hotel.

A 39-year-old woman and 51-year-old man, both from Ashford, were arrested.

Louise Ashdown has since been charged with driving while disqualified, driving without insurance and driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence.

She has been bailed to appear at Folkestone Magistrates’ Court in August.

Meanwhile, the arrested man was released without charge.

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