Wanted man found by police hiding under bed

Gary Parker is set to appear at Great Yarmouth Magistrates’ Court on September 3.

Gage Harper, from Great Yarmouth, has appeared in court. - Credit: Google images

A 27-year-old man who was wanted for a string of driving offences was found by officers - hiding under a bed.

Gage Harper, of Blackgate, Great Yarmouth, has been charged for offences dating back to September 2020, and was arrested on Saturday for multiple offences including aggravated vehicle taking.

The Norfolk and Suffolk Road Police Team said Great Yarmouth Police and the Norfolk and Suffolk Police Dogs found him under a bed having evaded arrest for several months.

A Norfolk Police spokesman said in addition to vehicle taking, he was charged with criminal damage, driving without insurance, driving with a licence, failure to report an accident and failure to stop at the scene of an accident. 

He was remanded in police custody and appeared at Great Yarmouth Magistrates Court via video link where he was released on bail with conditions.

He will appear in court on April 14.

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