#UK West End ‘knifeman’ appears in court after two police officers were repeatedly stabbed #UKnews
West End ‘knifeman’ tried to kill police officer by repeatedly stabbing him in the neck and attacking his feminine colleague throughout ‘violent wrestle’ in Leicester Square, court hears
- Court hears how two officers were making an attempt to do their jobs after they were knifed
- Mohammed Rahman, 24, faces seven fees, together with tried homicide
- It comes after two police officers were stabbed in London’s West End on Friday
- Rahman, from Paddington, right now appeared at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court
An alleged knifeman repeatedly stabbed two police officers who were ‘just trying to do their jobs’, a court heard.
Mohammed Rahman, 24, faces seven fees together with tried homicide after a male officer was stabbed thrice in the neck and as soon as in the chest in London’s West End.
Rahman was additionally charged with inflicting grievous bodily hurt with intent after a feminine officer was stabbed in the arm close to Leicester Square on Friday morning.
Wearing a gray tracksuit Rahman appeared at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court talking to verify his identify and date of start.
Mohammed Rahman, 24, faces seven fees together with tried homicide after the incident in London’s West End, on Friday. Pictured are officers on the scene of the assault.
A younger feminine police workplace, right now named as PC Mulhall, suffered doubtlessly ‘life altering accidents’ after she was stabbed alongside a colleague on Friday in Leicester Square
The male officer was named in court as PC Gerrard whereas the feminine officer was named as PC Mulhall.
Prosecutor Rose Edwin mentioned Rahman was discovered armed with a knife and appearing ‘strangely’ earlier than the alleged assaults.
She mentioned Rahman stabbed PC Gerrard repeatedly to the neck and chest.
‘PC Mulhall suffered lacerations to the back side of her right upper arm which extended right through to the bone.
‘These were vicious assaults perpetrated against officers who were just trying to carry out their job.’
District choose Simon Heptonstall remanded Rahman in custody forward of a preliminary listening to on the Old Bailey on 14 October.
Rahman, of Westbourne Park Road, Paddington, is charged with tried homicide and grievous bodily hurt with intent.
The male officer, PC Gerrard was stabbed thrice in the neck and as soon as in the chest in London’s West End.
He is additional charged with assault inflicting precise bodily hurt, two counts of threatening an individual in a public place with a bladed article in relation to 3 different officers.
In addition Rahman is charged with theft and possession of a bladed article.
The officers were hooked up to the Met’s Central West Command Unit accountable for policing Westminster, finishing up routine duties on the time.
Met Police Commissioner Sir Mark Rowley earlier mentioned a ‘violent struggle’ involving a ‘frenzied individual’ ensued in the West End at round 6am.
He mentioned the feminine officer challenged a person she believed was carrying a knife, and he stabbed her in the arm earlier than making an attempt to flee.
The male officer caught the offender, who stabbed him thrice in the neck and as soon as in the chest.
The attacker was arrested after a taser was deployed whereas the officers were rushed to hospital.