Officer hit with sledgehammer not seriously injured

An officer is recovering at home as the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) tries to trace a man who struck her with a sledgehammer.  

Aug 14, 2018
By Joe Shine
MPS officers are looking to speak to Cayle Lynch

At around 9.30am on Friday (August 10), officers were called to a domestic disturbance involving a man armed with a knife at an address in Hendon, northwest London.  

Two officers entered the address and were confronted by a male brandishing a sledgehammer.  

One officer, in her mid-30s, was hit by the weapon before the man fled. She was not seriously injured.  

MPS officers are looking to speak with 24-year-old Cayle Lynch in relation to the incident.  

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