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Rainham resident Ashton Hassan accused of leading police on chase through Newington, Bobbing, Iwade and across the Sheppey Crossing

A Rainham man who allegedly led police on a two-hour car chase will face trial next month.

Ashton Hassan, of Maidstone Road, Rainham, appeared at Medway Magistrates' Court on Wednesday where he pleaded not guilty to dangerous driving.

Ashton Hassan, from Rainham, allegedly sped off from police across the Sheppey Crossing after being approached by an officer in April
Ashton Hassan, from Rainham, allegedly sped off from police across the Sheppey Crossing after being approached by an officer in April

Prosecutor Barney Nickollsclaimed the 24-year-old sped through Iwade, Bobbing and Newington and over the Sheppey Crossing to Sheerness, in a Mercedes car after being approached by a police officer in April.

It was also claimed he was doing more than 100mph at times, running red lights and driving on the wrong side of the road.

Hassan, who denies being behind the wheel, was released on unconditional bail and will appear at Maidstone Crown Court on Wednesday, February 5.

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