Man charged after police officer stabbed
A man has been charged after a police officer was stabbed in West London on Tuesday (July 28).
Forty-year-old Mohim Hussain, of Ashmore Road, Maida Vale, was charged with wounding with intent and possession of knife blade/sharp pointed article in a public place.
He is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court today (July 30).
The Metropolitan Police Service said the officer was stabbed in the arm with a knife during an incident in Ashmore Road.
“The officer has been discharged from hospital and his injuries were non-life-threatening,” it added.
The Metropolitan Police Federation tweeted: “Sad to report a serious injury to a colleague last night. Stabbed in West London. We wish him well and he is being fully supported.
“Thankfully injuries are not as bad as they could have been. Yet again shows the dangers Metropolitan Police officers face each and every day.”