7 Sep 2017

Man faces 10 more charges over police ramming

2:25 pm on 7 September 2017

A 37-year-old man accused of ramming a police car on the Coromandel Peninsula last week has reappeared in court facing new charges.

Hamilton District Court

Hamilton District Court Photo: RNZ

Pierre Anglem first appeared in court last Thursday facing five charges including aggravated assault and unlawfully taking a car.

He was in the Hamilton District Court again today and faces an extra ten charges include threatening to kill and reckless driving.

Police said Mr Anglem drove into a patrol car near Tairua. The lone officer fired shots into Mr Anglem's car's rear windscreen before taking cover.

Anglem has been remanded in custody.