Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Attempted Murder After ARV Officer Injured In Tottenham

A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with an incident in which a police officer was injured in Tottenham.

The man, who was also arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm, has been taken into custody at a north London police station.

Four males, two aged 17, one aged 18 and one aged 19 have also been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

A woman, aged 23, has been arrested on suspicion of perverting the course of justice. 

They are all in custody at police stations across London.

The arrests follow an incident in White Hart Lane, shortly after 11.30hrs on Tuesday, 29 October when officers conducted an intelligence-led armed stop of a vehicle.

The suspect vehicle stopped for police but then drove off at speed colliding with a firearms [Trojan] officer.

The officer was taken to hospital by the London Ambulance Service (LAS) where his injuries were assessed as non-life-threatening. 

He has now been discharged from hospital.

Detective Chief Inspector Linda Bradley, of Specialist Crime, said: 

“This was an extremely serious incident whereby the safety of the public, as well as the life of the police officer, was endangered. 

“We are keen to speak to anyone who may have seen this disturbing event”.

“Anyone who was in the White Hart Lane area on 29 October at around 11.35hrs who may have witnessed anything is asked to contact police on 101 quoting CAD 2612/29OCT19. 

“If you wish to remain anonymous, please contact CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111.

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