A man has been hospitalised after he ‘jumped out of a second floor window’ after police entered the home with an arrest warrant.
Officers were at an address in Cambridge Gardens in Notting Hill when the man reportedly jumped out of the window at around 6.45pm on Friday (January 22).
The 58-year-old man was ‘detained’ and then rushed to hospital where his injuries were not believed to be ‘life threatening or life changing’.
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The Metropolitan Police said the Directorate of Professional Standards – who look into police misconduct – had been informed of the incident.
According to the Met Police the man was ‘wanted’ and after he jumped out of the window he was arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle and criminal damage.
He remains at a Central London police station.
A Metropolitan Police statement said: “Police were called to Cambridge Gardens, W10 at 6.48pm following reports that a wanted man was at the address.
“When officers arrived, the man (aged 58), jumped from a window onto the ground below.
“An ambulance was called and he was taken to hospital to be assessed. He was later discharged.
“He was arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle and criminal damage and was taken to a Central London police station.”