Two Police Officers Stabbed in Leicester Square

A man has been charged by detectives investigating the stabbing of two police officers in Westminster on the morning of Friday, 16 September.

Mohammed Rahman, 24, (31.12.97) of Westbourne Park Road, W2 was charged on Saturday, 17 September, with attempted murder and Section 18 GBH with intent. The attempted murder charge relates to a male police constable, the GBH to a female police constable.

He was also charged with assault (ABH) and two counts of threatening a person in a public place with a bladed article. These charges relate to three other police constables.

In addition, he was charged with robbery and possession of a bladed article.

Rahman will appear in custody at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 19 September.

Police Cordon off Leicester Square where the Police officers were stabbed by Mohammed Rahman, 24.

The young female police officer attacked sustained potentially life-changing injuries after she was stabbed through a vein in her arm suffering “massive blood loss”, in the Leicester Square area at around 6am.

The male officer was stabbed three times in the neck and once in the chest but is expected to make a full recovery, Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Mark Rowley said.