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Man, 25, charged with assault following alleged attack on two police officers in Manor Park

PUBLISHED: 13:26 20 August 2018 | UPDATED: 13:46 20 August 2018

Nanikitomisa Mpelenda, 25, of Huxley Road, Leyton, was charged with assault, obstruction, possession of an imitation firearm and using a motor vehicle without insurance. Pic: GOOGLE

Nanikitomisa Mpelenda, 25, of Huxley Road, Leyton, was charged with assault, obstruction, possession of an imitation firearm and using a motor vehicle without insurance. Pic: GOOGLE

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A man has been charged with assault following an alleged attack on two police officers in Manor Park.

Nanikitomisa Mpelenda, 25, of Huxley Road, Leyton, was charged with assault, obstruction, possession of an imitation firearm and using a motor vehicle without insurance.

He is due to appear at Snaresbrook Crown Court on Friday, September 14.

He remains in custody.

Officers from the Met’s Violent Crime Task Force stopped a vehicle at about 4.30pm in Romford Road on Thursday, August 16.

Two police officers sustained injuries that led to them going to hospital after a brief incident.


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