UK police: Two police officers stabbed in central London
London police say two officers have been hospitalized after being stabbed in central London early Friday morning.
At around 06:00 (05:00 GMT), officers “encountered a man with a knife” in the busy tourist area of Leicester Square, according to the London Metropolitan Police.
Police say both officers are in the hospital and are awaiting an update on their condition.
A man was arrested on suspicion of seriously injuring and assaulting paramedics. He is also in the hospital. Police say a taser was used during his arrest.
Police say they are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident. It happens as London is flooded with mourners for the lying state of Queen Elizabeth II, but the stabbing did not occur near the memorial site.
https://www.independent.com.mt/articles/2022-09-16/world-news/UK-police-2-officers-stabbed-in-central-London-6736245940 UK police: Two police officers stabbed in central London