A man has been convicted after committing a several motoring offences in Slough.

Qasim Hussain, 21, of the Frithe, Slough was convicted at Reading Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, May 5, after he was found guilty of the following offences.

• One count of driving a motor vehicle which had been taken without the owner’s consent

• On count of failing to stop when required by a constable,

• One count of using a motor vehicle on a road without third party insurance,

• One count of driving a motor vehicle otherwise than in accordance with a licence

• And one count of possession of a class B drug whilst subject to an 18-month conditional discharge.

The 21-year-old also stole a motorbike from an address in Maidenhead on July 29 last year.

He was seen riding the bike on August 29, 2019 by Thames Valley Police officers and after trying to evade them, Hussain then got off the bike and ran away.

He was later seen found hiding under a nearby car where he was charged on 30 August.

Investigating officer, PC Luke Jenkins, based at Maidenhead police station, said “Hussain took a vehicle without the owner’s consent and then tried to evade police officers when he was seen.

“He was also driving without insurance and not in accordance with a licence.

“I am pleased that we were able to identify him when he was in possession of the vehicle, and then arrest him and bring him to justice.

“The fact he was also found guilty of associated traffic offences shows that we have also prevented a significant risk to other road users.”

Hussain will be sentenced at Reading Magistrates' Court on June 11.