Man in court after he tried to steal delivery van in Worksop in broad daylight

A man has appeared in court after he tried to steal a delivery van in Worksop.

Monday, 4th October 2021, 3:29 pm

A man has appeared in court charged with the attempted theft of a delivery vehicle.

The victim was making a delivery in Shrewsbury Road, Worksop, at around 1.45pm on Saturday afternoon when a suspect climbed into his van and tried to drive off.

After a brief struggle inside the vehicle the suspect made off from the scene and police were called.

The victim was making a delivery in Shrewsbury Road, Worksop, at around 1.45pm on Saturday afternoon.

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Jamie Kettle, aged 34, of Queen Street, Worksop, has been charged with attempted theft, taking a vehicle without consent, and criminal damage.

He was remanded into custody and was due to appear at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court this morning.

Detective Constable Adam Penn, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: "I'm pleased that we've now charged a man in connection with this incident.

"Nottinghamshire Police will continue to proactively tackle theft, thoroughly investigate all reports and do everything in its power to bring offenders to justice."