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

Nanikitomisa Mpelenda, 25, of Huxley Road, Leyton, was charged with assault, obstruction, possession

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 - Credit: Archant

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.


You may also want to watch:


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

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter