The Metropolitan Police (Met) has appealed to the public for information after a police car was rammed and an officer injured in N7.
The incident happened at around 09:30 hours on Monday 22nd June.
Officers from the Met’s Road Crime Team were on patrol in Parkhurst Road N7 when they indicated for a vehicle to stop.
The vehicle, a white Porsche Panamera, pulled over and stopped in a car park. The driver refused to get out of the car and instead drove off, ramming the police vehicle in doing so.
One of the officers was injured as the door of the police vehicle was forced against his leg.
The Porsche then drove at another officer, but the 2nd officer was able to jump out of the way before being hit.
The police vehicle received extensive damage following the incident.
As the driver of the Porsche tried to flee, he struck six parked cars in Williamson Street, N7.
The driver then made off on foot. He is described as being in his early 20s, with a tanned complexion.
Inspector James Beattie from the Road Crime Team said:
“The driver of this vehicle has driven extremely dangerously to evade police, and it is lucky that police officers were not seriously injured.
“The Road Crime Team and detectives from Roads and Transport Policing Command are undertaking a thorough investigation and pursuing multiple lines of enquiry.
“I would appeal to any witnesses to come forward, and for the driver of this vehicle to hand himself in at the earliest opportunity.”
Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to call police on 101 or contact via Twitter @MetCC. Please quote CAD 1963/22JUN.
To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.
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