EMERGENCY INCIDENT AT HACKNEY. OFFICER INJURED

The emergency services in London are dealing with an incident in Haringey.

Police were called at around 11:50hrs on Wednesday, 19 April, to a disturbance at a residential address in Stapleton Hall Road N4. It is understand that bailiffs were at the address.

Officers attended the location and, as they arrived at around midday, there was a localised explosion within the property.

At this early stage, police are aware of two people injured. One man has sustained serious burns, and a police officer sustained an arm injury. We await further details.

The address has been evacuated, but no neighbouring properties are affected at present.

This is a live incident and all emergency services are working together to make the scene safe and to begin a thorough investigation into the circumstances.

There has been no arrest.

MET POLICE NEWDESK

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