Appeal after police officer injured

Leon Tyrell is being sought by police. Credit: Met Police

Police in Barking and Dagenham have released a photo of a man they'd like to speak to in connection with a traffic collision in which a police officer was injured.

Yesterday evening at around 5pm a black Ford Mondeo was in a collision with an unmarked police car in Bradwell Avenue in Dagenham.

The officer was taken to hospital, treated for his injuries and later discharged.

Police want to speak to 19-year old Leon Tyrell who's approximately 5 ft 8 inches tall, of stocky build and has a tattoo on his forearm.

Anyone who has information should call police on 999 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.