EastEnders spoilers: Max Branning in shock police arrest – first look pictures

Following Phil's car crash, Max comes under fire when he's suspected of tampering with the vehicle

The grudges and rivalries in E20 are set to come to a head in the coming weeks after a car crash leaves bad boy Carl White (Daniel Coonan) injured and Phil Mitchell (Steve McFadden) unconscious after hurtling through the windscreen.


But the drama doesn’t end with the roadside wreckage: back in Albert Square, the residents are celebrating Jack’s birthday at the Vic. However, as news spreads, Max (Jake Wood) is determined to keep up the party spirit much to some people’s concern. But his good mood is short lived as the police arrive to arrest him on suspicion of tampering with Carl’s car.


So has Max let his hot-headedness get the better of him? Viewers can find out when the episode transmits on Thursday 5 September.