Foiled Camden High Street robbery sees man Tasered and officer injured

PUBLISHED: 12:49 24 March 2015 | UPDATED: 15:43 24 March 2015

The pawn brokers in Camden High Street. Picture: Google Street View

The pawn brokers in Camden High Street. Picture: Google Street View


Two men have been arrested after an attempted robbery in Camden High Street saw one man being Tasered and a police officer hospitalised with a broken leg.

Just after 11am today a suspect approached Mybond pawn broker on Camden High Street and used a concrete slab to smash a window.

He was arrested at the scene by officers from the Met’s Flying Squad on suspicion of conspiracy to rob.

During the course of his arrest, he was Tasered. Police say he did not require hospital treatment.

A second suspect attempted to leave the scene on a moped and was in collision with an officer. He then collided with a wall.

The officer has been taken to hospital with a suspected broken leg.

The suspect was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to rob and has also been taken to hospital.

A police spokesman added: “Officers from the Met’s Flying Squad have arrested two people in a pre-planned operation in Camden.

“There is currently a cordon and local road closures in place.”

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