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Man charged with helping defendant flee from court
9:06am Friday 18th October 2013 in News
POLICE have arrested and charged a man accused of helping another escape from court.
Richard Lyttle, 45, from Kelvedon, fled from Basildon Crown Court on Tuesday where he was due to appear to face charges of driving while disqualified and assaulting a police officer.
He fled the court in The Gore, Basildon, and jumped into a waiting silver car. Police are still hunting him.
Tony Windard, 23, of St Mary’s Road, Kelvedon, yesterday appeared at Basildon Magistrates’ Court to face a charge of aiding/abetting escape from lawful custody.
Anyone who spots Lyttle, who has connections with the Brentwood, South Ockendon and Romford areas, should dial 999.
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