A MAN has been charged with driving offences after a police chase broke out.

Abdul Hamid has been charged with dangerous driving, driving whilst disqualified, driving without insurance and failing to stop when directed by officers.

His charges have come after an incident where police stopped a Volkswagen Gold on the B1018 yesterday afternoon, Monday August 19.

Hamid, 33, of Sassoon Way, Maldon appeared at Chelmsford Magistrates Court earlier today (Tuesday August 20).

He also remains under investigation after being arrested on suspicion of drug driving.