Officers from the Metropolitan Police are appealing for the public’s help to identify a man they wish to speak to in connection with repeated incidents where criminal damage has been caused to an ambulance station.
Brent Ambulance Station has been attacked several times over the last few weeks.
At around 16:00 hours on Christmas Day, London Ambulance staff called police to Brent Ambulance Station on the Falcon Park Industrial Estate, Neasden, NW10.
Staff at the location reported that a man had been throwing eggs at the building.
He is described as black, medium build, aged in his 30s or 40s, with a black beard, wearing a burgundy hoodie, dark trousers and glasses. He appeared to be carrying a hammer and may have use of a moped.
Five days later, on Wednesday 30th December, the man returned to the ambulance station.
This time, he targetted emergency ambulances which were parked up at the station with eggs. The ambulances and their crews were waiting for their next 999 call to come in as they were pelted with the eggs.
Police believe that the same male has turned up at the ambulance station on previous occasions when it is alleged that he spat on the intercom and the building’s front window.
PCSO Tony Gassett, of the Brent Neighbourhoods Team, said:
“These may sound like minor incidents, but each one is distressing for the ambulance crews who are based at this station.
“We know that as London faces a new wave of Covid-19 cases, the London Ambulance Service is in incredibly high demand.
“Every time a building or a vehicle needs to be cleaned because it has been hit with eggs – or worse with spit – it causes delays that could impact on people who need urgent medical help.
“The photo we’re releasing today is very clear, and I’m sure someone will recognise the man in it.
“Please come forward with any information that could help us to locate him.”
Anyone who can help identify the man can email:
Alternatively they can call 101 quoting CAD 3602/25DEC.
Information can also be provided anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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