A man has been charged with attempted murder and GBH after two police officers were stabbed to death in a “frenzied” attack in Leicester Square.
The shocking incident took place around 6am on Friday 16 September while the two PCs were on routine patrol in the West End.
A male officer was stabbed three times in the neck and once in the chest and remains under medical supervision.
One of his colleagues suffered potentially life-changing injuries after being stabbed in the arm.
Scotland Yard said Mohammed Rahman, 24, of Notting Hill, west London, was charged on Saturday with attempted murder in connection with the former and GBH with intent in the latter.
He was also charged with ABH and two counts of threatening someone with a bladed object in a public place. These charges relate to three other police officers.
He was also charged with robbery and possession of a bladed object.
Rahman will appear in custody at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court on Monday September 19.
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