Harold Wood teen charged after van driven 50 miles wrong way on M11

A quick thinking PC reunited a man with his life savings.

A quick thinking PC reunited a man with his life savings. - Credit: Archant

A teenager from Harold Hill has been charged today with five offences after a van was stolen and driven 50 miles in the wrong direction on a motorway.

Ryan Nee, 19, of Harebell Way, was charged after a white transit van was taken from an address in Stock Road, Billericay, at around 1.40am yesterday.

The vehicle was then driven to Harlow where it joined the M11 travelling north on the southbound carriageway before taking the A14 to Godmanchester, Cambridgeshire, where it was stopped.

Nee has been charged with burglary, theft, taking a vehicle without consent, dangerous driving, and driving without insurance or a licence.

He was remanded in police custody and will appear at Basildon Magistrates’ Court today.

Read more:

Driver critically injured after thieves ran him over in own van named as David Fletcher, from Upminster

Romford and Brentwood men jailed for conspiring to rob cash from transit vans

Harold Hill man held up at knifepoint for van full of Amazon parcels