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Queenborough man charged with GBH after police chase on Sheppey

A 55-year-old man is to appear at Medway Magistrates' Court today after a woman was seriously hurt on Sheppey yesterday.

Charles Woodhams was charged with committing grievous bodily harm (GBH) after a woman was found in Rushenden at just after 9am with severe facial injuries.

Police were then led on a high-speed chase across the Island after a suspect driving a blue car allegedly refused to stop.

A map of the Isle of Sheppey
A map of the Isle of Sheppey

Witnesses described seeing at least a dozen patrol cars going through Warden and Eastchurch.

The chase came to an end when officers used a stinger to blow out its tyres in Lower Road, Minster.

Woodhams, who has been remanded in custody, lives in Rushenden Road, Rushenden.

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