Man wanted after paramedic assaulted while treating teenager who collapsed in Harlesden Road

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A paramedic was verbally abused by a man who then squared up to him while he was treating a collapsed teenager in Harlesden Road.

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to over the assault at about 6.20pm on October 9.

The London Ambulance Service was called to the road in Willesden Green after a teenage girl collapsed with breathing difficulties.

When the medic was treating her, a man began shouting abuse at him and then confronted him, putting his finger on his nose.

The medic activated his panic alarm and the man ran off.


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The man police want to speak to is in his late 30s, 6ft 2in and was wearing glasses. He had a white jacket on, with a blue shirt, jeans and also had a man bag.

Pc Amanda Scott of Brent Police said: “Such behaviour against emergency service staff, who are only trying to help others, is totally unacceptable.”

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Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to call police on 101 or contact via Twitter @MetCC. Quote CAD 6265/09OCT.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

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