Man charged with tried homicide over knife assault on two cops



man has been charged with tried homicide after two cops have been stabbed in central London.

Mohammed Rahman, 24, was charged with the offence in reference to an assault on a male constable who was knifed within the neck and chest in Leicester Sq. at 6am on Friday.

The Metropolitan Police power has additionally charged Rahman, of Westbourne Park Street in Notting Hill, London, with six additional offences.

He faces one rely of inflicting grievous bodily hurt in reference to an assault on a feminine officer who was stabbed within the arm.

Relating to a few different officers, Rahman has been charged with assault and two counts of threatening an individual in a public place with a bladed article.

He has additionally been charged with theft and possession of a bladed article.

Rahman will seem at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court docket on Monday.

Earlier on Saturday, the Met stated the feminine officer who suffered a stab wound to the arm had been discharged from hospital, whereas the male officer remained beneath medical supervision.

The officers who have been taken to hospital – each connected to the Met’s Central West Command Unit answerable for policing Westminster – have been finishing up routine duties and weren’t a part of the broader policing operation in place following the dying of the Queen.

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