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Two charged after police chase

Image: Sgt Harry Tangye, Twitter

They are to appear before magistrates

Two people have been charged with a number of offences, after a car smashed into the front of a Torquay shop following a lengthy chase with police.

It happened in the early hours of yesterday morning [23 October] when a Ford Focus failed to stop for Sargeant Harry Tangye, leading to his second pursuit in three days.

In a statement, police said: “Daylan Corrigan, aged 23, of no fixed abode, Torquay has been charged with eight offences, including, driving whilst disqualified, driving a motor vehicle dangerously and failing to stop when required by a constable. He is due to appear at Plymouth Magistrates Court today [24 October].

“Kurt Gonnelly, aged 19, of no fixed abode Torquay, has been charged with aggravated vehicle taking and causing danger to road users. He is due to appear at Newton Abbot Magistrates Court on 27 November.”

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