Wood Green stabbing: Man and police officers injured in London knife attack

Police are appealing for witnesses following on from a stabbing which has left a man and two police officers injured on Noel Park Road in Wood Green, London.


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Police cordon set up on the scene of stabbing in Wood Green, London, on Friday

Thee people, including two police officers, were victims of a knife attack in Wood Green, North London on Friday that left a 61-year-old man with serious injuries.


At around 7.20pm on Friday police were called to an address on Park Road, after a report was made over concerns for the welfare of residents.


Whilst the police and a 61-year-old man stood in a communal area, a man approached them and started his attack whilst armed with a knife, the Met Police said in a statement.


The 61-year-old man who has to be named suffered stab injuries, while one of the officers sustained slash injuries whilst the other officer was assaulted. All three were taken to hospital for treatment.


On Saturday, the Met Police made a statement confirming that the two officers who had been injured in the attack have now been discharged from the hospital and are recovering at home.


The 61-year-old man, who suffered stab injuries, has been assessed by doctors and his injuries are said to be non-life changing, the police said.

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The Met Police have said that the attack is not thought to be related to terrorism and have confirmed that three people have been arrested in connection with the incident.


In a statement, the Met said: “A man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of assault; two other people were subsequently arrested as part of the investigation. All three remain in custody.


“A crime scene remains in place. Enquiries continue to establish a motive, although at this stage it is not thought to be terrorism-related".


“Anyone with information is urged to call 101 quoting reference Cad 2347/05Aug or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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