A man has been charged with motoring offences after a police chase through the streets of Chingford.

A helicopter and several police cars were sent out following reports of a moped speeding between north Chingford and Chingford Hatch at around 5pm on Wednesday.

Charlie Jay, of Little Friday Road, Chingford, has been charged with driving a motor vehicle dangerously, failing to stop, having no insurance and possession of cannabis.

He has been bailed to appear at Thames Magistrates Court on April 4.