Kingsbury police stabbing: Wembley man charged with attempted murder
Three officers were stabbed and a fourth injured on Saturday morning
A Wembley man is due to appear in court this morning charged with stabbing three police officers and attacking a fourth.
Christopher Houghton, 32, of Milford Gardens, is accused of attacking the four policemen after they were called to a disturbance in Kingsbury Road, Kingsbury, on Saturday at 8.40am.
The officers, who are all based in Harrow, were taken to hospital but one, in his 20s, was later released after being treated for a broken hand.
Of the three men who remain in hospital, one, in his 20s, suffered a stab wound to his stomach; a second, also in his 20s, suffered head injuries and a stab wound to the arm; and the third, in his 30s, is being treated for a stab wound to the leg.
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Houghton will appear before Westminster Magistrates’ Court charged with three counts of attempted murder of a police officer, actual bodily harm of a police officer, assaulting a police officer, two counts of attempted grievous bodily harm on a police officer and affray.
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