Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Man arrested in London after police officers stabbed in the head with screwdriver



A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a police officer was stabbed in the head with a screwdriver.
 
A second officer was stabbed in the arm during the attack in north London.
 
 
The officers had been called to a suspected burglary at about 4.45pm on Wednesday, the Metropolitan Police said.



Two officers were stabbed by the suspect. Pic: Dan Friday



When they had arrived they were told a man was acting suspiciously and carrying a screwdriver in Lawrence Gardens, Barnet.


The police officers attempted to speak to the man, who then assaulted them.


The injured officers were taken to hospital by ambulance. Neither is in a critical condition.


A spokesman for Scotland Yard said: "Two officers were assaulted by the suspect. One officer sustained head injuries and the other injuries to his arm caused by the screwdriver.





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