London machete attack leaves police officer critically wounded

Officer managed to use Taser on driver of van that he had stopped in Leyton, east LondonA police officer was left in a critical condition after being stabbed a number of times with a machete in a “sudden and brutal attack”, Scotland Yard has...

London machete attack leaves police officer critically wounded

Officer managed to use Taser on driver of van that he had stopped in Leyton, east London

A police officer was left in a critical condition after being stabbed a number of times with a machete in a “sudden and brutal attack”, Scotland Yard has said.

The officer was stabbed about midnight on Thursday after attempting to stop a van at the junction of Coopers Lane and Leyton High Road in Leyton, east London. The vehicle’s driver, aged in his 50s, failed to stop and then got out of the van and attacked the officer with the machete, police said.

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