Adam Pawlowski has been charged with tried arson following the incident (Image: PA/Splash)
A person has been charged after a automobile crashed right into a north London police station, earlier than the street outdoors was set alight.
Adam Pawlowski, 45, was charged with tried arson with intent to hazard life and prison harm following the incident on Wednesday evening.
Officers have been evacuated from Edmonton Police Station in Enfield and residents close by have been ordered to go away their properties.
The collision occurred shortly earlier than 7pm, when a car smashed into the entrance entrance of the police station.
The scene at Edmonton Police Station in Enfield (Image: PA)
The driving force then acquired out of the automobile and doused the street outdoors in petrol earlier than setting it on hearth in entrance of shifting visitors.
Video footage reveals passersby operating away and shouting, earlier than a police automobile pulls up and makes use of a hearth extinguisher on the massive flames.
No-one was injured within the collision or blaze and police mentioned it was not being handled as terror-related.
A person was seen being pinned down after the street was set on hearth (Image: Splash)
The blaze was began in entrance of shifting visitors (Image: Splash)
Met Police confirmed Pawlowski will seem at Highbury Nook Magistrates’ Courtroom on Friday.
Detective Chief Superintendent Treena Fleming mentioned earlier on Thursday: ‘I wish to thank the local people for his or her endurance and co-operation whereas officers handled this incident and the ensuing scene.
‘My thanks and admiration go to the courageous officers who responded to this incident with out hesitation so as to preserve the general public secure, and in addition to the members of the general public who assisted in detaining the suspect with out worry for their very own security.’
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