Second man charged over Wimbledon police sting

Detectives from the Met’s Flying Squad have charged a second man with conspiracy to commit robbery.

The charges follow a police sting – where shots were fired -and the arrest of two men on Monday, 3 December in Lacock Close, Wimbledon.

Brooklyn McFarlane, 23, of St John’s Drive, Wandsworth, was charged on Tuesday, 4 December.

He was kept in custody to appear at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, 5 December.

At court he was bailed to appear at Kingston Crown Court on Friday, 21 December.

Abdirahman Mohomad Omar, 23, of St John’s Drive, Wandsworth, was also charged with the offence on Tuesday, 4 December.

He was kept in custody to appear at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court that same day.

Omar was remanded in custody to appear at Kingston Crown Court on Friday, 21 December.

McFarlane had been discharged from hospital on Tuesday, 4 December, and taken to a south London police station prior to charge.

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