Brit conman who featured in Netflix The Puppet Master on the run in France after ‘trying to kill cop with his car’

A BRIT who showcased in the Netflix’s ‘Ultimate Conman’ is on the run just after allegedly attempting to run down a police officer.

Judicial resources declare Robert Hendy-Freegard, 51, deliberately drove into the officer whilst escaping from his hideaway in rural city in France.

Robert Hendy-Freegard is being hunted by cops


Robert Hendy-Freegard is remaining hunted by copsCredit history: Getty

Two gendarmes had known as round at the residence in the rural town of Vidaillat, east of Clermont-Ferrand on Thursday.

But Hendy-Freegard reacted by accelerating his Audi A3 at them, it is alleged.

One particular policeman endured significant facial wounds such as ‘multiple fractures’ and continues to be in clinic, though the other was dealt with for lesser accidents.

A person judicial supply said: “An investigation has been opened for the attempted murder of a man or woman keeping general public authority. The individual liable is becoming searched for.”

The officers experienced originally arrived to check out up on a Beagle-breeding business Hendy-Freegard was functioning with his associate, Sandra Clifton, 49.

The documentary explores how Hendy-Freegard pretended to be an MI5 agent and created his victims feel they had been IRA assassination targets.

In 2005, just after an 8-thirty day period trial, Blackfriars Crown Court convicted him for two counts of kidnapping, 10 of theft and 8 of deception. 

 Sophie and Jake Clifton have alleged that Hendy-Freegard is now coercively controlling their mom Sandra who he begun relationship and moved in with in 2012.

The Netflix doc sees Sophie and Jake Clifton sending a heartfelt concept to their mother, who has cut all make contact with with them.

“It won’t make any difference what we’ve been by, we still enjoy you and we want you again in our life,” Jake states.

Hendy-Freegard has strongly denied the claims.

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