Police have today charged a thug who left a police officer with a broken leg.
The police officer was left injured after being hit by a motorbike on Wensleydale Avenue in Ilford.
The incident occurred on Monday while the officer investigated reports of suspicious behaviour in the local area.
Police have charged a local man James Howson aged 23 with GBH, dangerous driving and driving without insurance or a valid licence.
He will appear at Redbridge Magistrates’ Court today.
The officer remains in hospital.