Police hunt defendant who absconded from his assault trial

Gary Moore escaped from Maidstone Crown Court Credit: Kent Police

Police are hunting 34 year old Gary Moore who absconded from Maidstone Crown Court during his trial

Gary Moore, of Ballard Close in Marden, had been charged with an assault which took place in Peel Street in September 2015.

He is reported to have absconded from the court’s custody during a break in proceedings and is known to have connections to Marden and Gillingham.

He is described as being 6ft 2ins tall with a tattoo on his left collar bone. His hair is blonde and short.

The trial is continuing in his absence.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call Kent Police on 101