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Two men charged after police chase in South Woodford

PUBLISHED: 13:19 31 January 2019

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of committing three burglaries on the same night in Ilford town centre. Photo: Met Police

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of committing three burglaries on the same night in Ilford town centre. Photo: Met Police

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Two men have been charged following a police pursuit which ended in South Woodford.

Khuram Zaman, 21 of Violet Road, Walthamstow and Mohammad Chowdhury, 23 of Edinburgh Road, Walthamstow were both charged with aggravated taking a vehicle and driving away and resisting arrest.

Chowdhury was also charged with two counts of attempted grievous bodily harm (GBH) with intent, dangerous driving, and driving with no insurance.

Police were called on Wednesday ( January 30) at 3.37am to reports of a vehicle being stolen from Fitzalan Road, Finchley.

Two officers from the Met’s Dog Support Unit (DSU) responded and managed to track down the vehicle driving on Woodford New Road.

The chase ended in Rokeby Gardens.

Both men have been remanded in custody to attend Willesden Magistrates’ Court on today (January 31) .

One officer suffered an injury to his hand and abdomen during the incident. His injuries are not life-threatening.

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