Police have arrested a man after he reportedly fled Medway Magistrates’ Court during a hearing on Saturday 12 February 2022.

William Reader was detained at 5.55pm on Monday 14 February, at an address in Britton Street, Gillingham. He was later charged with escaping from lawful custody. He was also charged with assaulting a member of court staff and with possessing cannabis.

The 25-year-old, of Stockton-on-Tees, Durham was remanded to appear before Medway Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 15 February.

By Ed

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