Kent: Man charged with attempted murder after police officer stabbed | British News

A police car parked outside a house in Albion Place, Maidstone, after a 48-year-old Maidstone man was arrested after a police officer was stabbed in Kent. Picture date: Friday June 16, 2023. PA Photo. Police were attending an address in Albion Place, Maidstone, around 8pm on Thursday when the attack took place, Kent Police said. The officer was flown to a London hospital with injuries that indicated stabbing. See PA story POLICE Maidstone. Photo credit should read: Anahita Hossein-Pour/PA Wire

A police car was parked outside the crime scene at Albion Place in Maidstone on Thursday (Image: PA)

A 48-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after a police officer was stabbed to death in Kent.

A police officer in his 50s was flown to a London hospital with serious injuries after being stabbed to death – reportedly with scissors – at an address in Albion Place, Maidstone, around 8pm on Thursday.

The officer was discharged from the hospital and is recovering at home.

Robert Jenner, 48, is due to appear in Medway Magistrates’ Court today, police confirmed this morning.

The officer was attacked last night while visiting a property in Maidstone, Kent.

After the attack at an address in Albion Place, he was taken to hospital by ambulance.

Around 8 p.m. rescue workers arrived on the premises in front of a block of flats.

A viewer told Kent Online, ‘It started with a police car, then they all swarmed and ran into the building.’ It looked very intense.’

A Kent Police spokesman said: “The officer was flown to a London hospital with injuries that indicate stab wounds.”

“He remains there in a serious but stable condition.”

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