Two men charged with assaulting police after ‘large fight’ on Mayville Estate, Newington Green

Police outside Bronte House following the fight. Picture: Ramzy Alwakeel

Police outside Bronte House following the fight. Picture: Ramzy Alwakeel - Credit: Archant

Two men face trial for allegedly assaulting police after a large fight on the Mayville Estate.

Police tape outside Bronte House in Newington Green on September 29. Picture: Ramzy Alwakeel

Police tape outside Bronte House in Newington Green on September 29. Picture: Ramzy Alwakeel - Credit: Archant

It happened on September 29 at Bronte House, off Matthias Road near Newington Green.

Idshire Jama, 27, of Leighton Road, Enfield, is due at Blackfriars Crown Court on October 27 charged with assault on police and possession of a bladed article.

Maslah Colad, 21, of Chestnut Road, Enfield, is due at Highbury Corner Magistrates Court on November 10 charged with assault on police. Both men have pleaded not guilty.

Their arrests and charges came after cops were called at 7.25am on September 29 to reports of a fight and arrived to find blood and broken glass in the street, next to a basketball court.


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“Officers and London Ambulance Service attended the scene and found a man, believed aged in his 20s, suffering a head injury,” said a spokesman. The victim was taken to an east London hospital. His injuries were not life-threatening.

The men appeared in court on September 30 and were bailed.

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