Man charged with attempted murder of police officer

A man has been charged with the attempted murder of a police officer and another woman.

Ahla Timofei, of Frampton Street, NW8, is due to appear at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.

The 25-year-old is charged with two counts of attempted murder on Christmas Eve in Holloway Road - of a woman aged 22 years, and of Sgt Steve Brown from Islington Police, 34.