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Michael Hay from Bromley and Wayne Farrell from Swanley charged with stealing car from Whitstable after police chase

Two men have been charged on suspicion of stealing a car from a Whitstable property - after a police chase 50 miles away.

On Wednesday, officers from the Met Police stopped a car in the Abbey Wood area of London following a short chase.

Michael Hay, 28, of Ringers Road in Bromley and Wayne Farrell, 41, of Lullingstone Avenue in Swanley have been arrested.

Both men are set to appear at Canterbury Crown Court in May. Stock picture
Both men are set to appear at Canterbury Crown Court in May. Stock picture

Kent Police officers made enquiries around the vehicle - which is believed to have been taken from a property in Whitstable on April 18.

Both men were subsequently charged with affray and theft of a motor vehicle.

Mr Hay was also charged with dangerous driving, failing to stop for police and driving without a licence or insurance.

Both men appeared at Medway Magistrates Court via video link on Saturday, and have been bailed to appear at Canterbury Crown Court on May 28.

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