Police fired at after M1 car chase over suspected kidnap

Broadhurst Avenue Shots were fired at the officers after they stopped a car in Edgware

Shots have been fired at two officers who stopped a car carrying a suspected kidnap victim after pursuing it on a motorway, police have said.

Two men fired on the Hertfordshire officers after the Peugeot 307 was stopped in Broadhurst Avenue, Edgware, north-west London on Saturday.

The car had been followed after being spotted on the M1, near junction four, at about noon.

Clayton McKenzie, 35, of Harlesden, London, has been charged with kidnap.

He is due to appear at Hatfield Remand Court.

A 30-year-old man, who police believe to have been kidnapped, was found inside the car. He was not injured.

A Hertfordshire Constabulary spokesman said officers were trying to trace a second suspect.

More on This Story

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

More England stories



Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.