Four charged over 'bid to spring convicts from prison van'

Four charged over 'bid to spring convicts from prison van'

Four men have been charged in connection with a foiled plot to spring two convicts from a prison van, during which a man was shot dead by police.

The men have all been charged with trying to assist Izzet Eren, 32, & Erwin Amoyaw-Gyamfi, 29, escape on their way to court on Friday.

A 28-year-old British man from Tottenham, north London, was killed during the incident outside Wood Green Crown Court.

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) & Directorate of Professional Standards – the Metropolitan Police's internal watchdog – are investigating the shooting.

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