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Male rushed to hospital after jumping from height to evade police in North Harrow

A person was taken to a major trauma centre as a priority patient after jumping out of the third floor of a flat.

The incident happened on Cumberland Road just opposite The Gym in North Harrow. The male was attempting to evade police as they discovered a cannabis factory in the flat.

An air ambulance was dispatched and landed within the open space in The Woodlands, North Harrow. The air ambulance was photographed and posted in the Harrow Online Group.

Headstone South SNT Tweeted: “Amazing cooperation between agencies #LondonAmbulanceServices include #Airambulance to assist pol.officers #WestHarrow #Greenhill #RTPC with a male who collapsed on street after he made off from police.The male jumped from 3floor flat window. Cannabis factory found in the flat.”

Met Police said: “On 26th August 2021, police attended an address having received intelligence of a possible cannabis factory at the location.

“A male has been seen through the letterbox and then has refused entry to police.  Whilst at the location a male in his 20s has jumped from a window to evade police and has been seen by members of the public.

“The male was detained shortly thereafter and arrested on suspicion of cultivation of cannabis.  Due to the male having jumped from a window, he was transported to hospital, and we await an update on his condition.

“The incident has been referred to the Professional Standards Unit, as policy, after an injury following police contact”