Two Charged After Store Detective Run Over In Chichester

Two people have been charged after a supermarket security guard was run over in Chichester.

The victim tried to stop a woman he believed had been stealing from Tesco in Fishbourne Road when she got into a blue Volkswagen Passat that had a man in the driving seat.

The store detective stood in front of the vehicle and was knocked onto the bonnet at about 10.45am on Thursday 19 September. The victim was carried on the bonnet for about 20 metres before he fell off.

David Benham, 47, of Kimmeridge Avenue, Poole, will appear at Worthing Magistrates' Court on 15 October charged with dangerous driving.

Elizabeth Benham, 42, of Kimmeridge Avenue, Poole, will appear at Worthing Magistrates' Court on 15 October charged with theft and assault.

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