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Fourth person charged with alleged gunpoint robbery of Free Now minicab driver


A fourth person has been charged following an allegation of a gunpoint robbery of a Free Now private hire driver.

The charges follow shocking footage showing a Free Now driver being attacked by a gang of four in his vehicle during an alleged robbery in west London.

The video captured on a dashcam shows the attack on the minicab driver after an argument over the number of passengers allowed in the car.

Following an investigation by detectives from the Central West Command Unit three teenagers have previously been charged and a fourth person has now been charged following the allegation of a gunpoint robbery.

Jaydon Campbell, 18, will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court today charged with robbery and attempted robbery. The previous three, two aged 17 and one aged 15, were charged with robbery and attempted robbery on Sunday 24 October. All three appeared in custody to appear at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court on Monday 25 October.

According to police sources the charge relates to an incident at about 11.35pm on Sunday 17 October at Southern Row, London, W10.


A private hire driver reported that four people had threatened him with a gun and stolen his car. The victim was not injured in the incident.


Enquiries continue.

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