Family Of Injured Met Police Officer Release Photo In Bid To Track Down Suspects

The Family of PC Jon Casey, the officer seriously injured in a hit-and-run incident on Monday 6th January at around 00:10 hours on Chigwell Road IG8, have released an image of him as he recovers in hospital from his serious injuries. 

At about 00:10hrs on Monday, 6 January officers indicated for a grey Mini Cooper to stop in Chigwell Hill, near Saint Barnabus Road, E18. 

It failed to do so and a pursuit was authorised.

Officers positioned themselves on Chigwell Road, IG8, near Gaynes Hill Road and the M11 overpass, in wait of the vehicle.

The vehicle that is believed to have struck PC Casey

As the vehicle approached, PC Casey attempted to deploy a Stop Stick (stinger) when he was struck by the car. The vehicle then sped away from the scene leaving the seriously injured officer on the floor. 

The vehicle that struck PC Casey was located a short time later at about 00:45hrs abandoned in Woolhampton Way, Chigwell. The vehicle was on false ‘67’ year plates.

In a post shared on social media, Donna Casey said:

PC Jon Casey

“This is my husband Jon Casey who is the police offer that was run over today in Woodford Bridge by driver of car that failed to stop for police. 

“He is a father of 3 boys, a son, a brother and my best friend.

“We want the public to see what these people will do to get away from justice so please share this picture!”.

Anyone with information or dash cam footage is asked to call the Incident Room on 020 8597 4874, police on 101 quoting CAD 0043/6JAN or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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  • I wish PC Jon Casey a speedy and full recovery. This is not what our Police Officers put on the uniform for. I hope when caught justice will be served given the Officers injuries and the effect on his family and colleagues.
    Get well soon thoughts are with you and your family.

  • This is terrible our Police Officers shouldn’t be treated in this way. I know what this family are going through and it’s awful. My brother was a police officer sometime ago and was badly beaten up and was in hospital for a while. I only hope that they get the low life & scum bags who did this to this officer. Thinking of u all. Get well soon PC John Casey.

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