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Man charged with attempted murder after police officers attack in Leyton

Police Officer Critial After Machete Attack In Leyton
police officer critial after machete attack in leyton

A man has been charged following an attack on a police officer in Leyton.

Muhammed Rodwan, 56 , of Villiers Close, was charged with attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon on the evening of Thursday, 8 August.

He is due to appear at Thames Magistrates’ Court on the morning of Friday, 9 August.

The officer, aged 28, remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

His family have been informed and are receiving support from MPS family liaison officers.