A builder from St George’s road SE1, 26 year-old Michael Jankowski, has been charged for possession of an imitation firearm.Police were called just after 9AM on Tuesday morning after witnesses reported seeing a man brandishing a handgun at the junction between Lee High Road and Marischal Road, SE13. Two men were subsequently arrested. The other man has been released without charge.
@rob_cullum wrote on twitter:
Armed arrest in Lewisham! Guns, tasers, 10 police cars, shouting! And right outside my office…
whilst @DebsMoyce tweeted:
Wow just witnessed armed police throw a guy on the floor in Lewisham High st – very scary!
Mr Jankowski was due to appear at Greenwich Magistrates Court this morning.