Man charged after police car damaged when officers stopped a quad bike
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A man has been charged with damaging a police car after a collision involving a quad bike.
The incident happened at around 11pm on Saturday, 27 February, after officers carried out a stop of the quad bike on the A326 in Totton.
Whilst conducting the stop, the rider is alleged to have driven at the vehicle and a police officer as he stepped out of the car. The officer got out of the way of the quad bike.
A second vehicle was also damaged in the incident, as was the quad bike, which is believed to have been stolen from an address on Peterscroft Avenue in Ashurst.
An axe was located in the front basket of the quad bike.
No one was injured in the incident.
Vijay Louis Bunth Sandhu, 22, of Radcliffe Road in Southampton, has been charged with the following offences:
- Attempted GBH
- Aggravated vehicle taking
- Failing to stop
- Criminal damage
- Resisting arrest
- Failing to provide a specimen of breath
He has been remanded in custody to appear at Southampton Magistrates' Court this morning (March 1).