A man has been charged following an incident involving a firearm and a fire in Islington.

Omar Ajiya, 25 (30.10.96) of Wright Road, Hounslow was charged on Tuesday, 26 July with arson with intent to endanger life, arson recklessly endangering life, possession of an imitation firearm, possession of a blade/knife and affray.

He appeared at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, 26 July where he was remanded in custody to appear at Snaresbrook Crown Court on Tuesday, 23 August.

The charge relates to a disturbance at a residential address on Junction Road, N19 at midday on Sunday, 24 July.