Male wanted after officer struck with sledgehammer in Barnet
Police in Barnet are issuing an image of a man they are attempting to trace after an officer was struck with a sledgehammer.
At around 09:30hrs on Friday, 10 August officers responded to reports of a domestic disturbance involving a male armed with a knife at a residential address in Sunningfields Road, NW4.
Two officers entered the address and were confronted by a male who brandished a sledgehammer and swung it at them.
One officer was struck by the sledgehammer before the male decamped and fled.
The officer, a female aged in her mid-30s, was not seriously injured. She is currently recovering at home.
Officers would like to speak to Cayle Lynch, 24, in connection with this incident.