London police officer stabbed in head

London police officer stabbed in head

In Britain, a 20-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a police officer was stabbed in the head.

Police were responding to a call about a violent man armed with a knife who had picked up a baby when the stabbing happened.

The Metropolitan Police have launched an investigation into the stabbing in Walworth, south-east London, shortly after 8pm yesterday.

A Scotland Yard spokesman said: “Officers attended the address and attempted to speak to the man. The man put the baby down but subsequently attacked the officers present.”

A male Pc in his 30s suffered stab injuries to the shoulder and head and was taken to hospital. He has since been discharged.

The 20-year-old man is in custody at a south London police station.

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