A man has been charged after an attempted car theft in South Darenth saw a driver assaulted in his own vehicle.

The motorist was allegedly assaulted by two men after they climbed inside his parked car in East Hill, South Darenth, on 17 February.

A man was assaulted in his own car in South Darenth in an attempted car

Cash and keys were said to have been stolen from the car.

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It is reported the suspects entered the car at around 10am on 17 February 2021, but then fled on foot after the victim raised the alarm with passers-by.

On Wednesday 30 June, James Tullett was arrested and later charged with robbery.

The 35-year-old, of no fixed address, was remanded in custody to appear before Medway Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 1 July.

He was bailed at the hearing and will next appear at Maidstone Crown Court on 29 July.