Man remanded over Tottenham Court Road seige

Posted on 1st May 2012 By Charlotte Haye

A man has appeared at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court and been remanded in custody after a siege in central London last Friday 27 April, which closed Tottenham Court Road for several hours.

Michael Green, 48, of Stevenage, Hertfordshire, has been charged by by the Metropolitan Police with the following offences:

  • Possession of a weapon for the discharge of a noxious liquid/gas or electrical incapacitating device;
  • False imprisonment;
  • Making a bomb hoax/communicating false information;
  • Causing criminal damage; Recklessly endangering life.    

No bail application was made by Green’s solicitor at the appearnce yesterday (30 April) and he will remain in custody until a plea and case-management hearing at Blackfriars Crown Court on 24 July.

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