Enfield Mandeville Road stabbing: Man charged after 'incredibly brave' Met Police officer stabbed

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A Met Police officer is in a “stable condition” after being stabbed in Mandeville Road, Enfield.

A man has been charged following an incident in which a Met Police officer was stabbed.

On Tuesday (April 16), a Met Police officer responded to a report of a man with a knife in Mandeville Road, Enfield.

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The incident happened at around 4.25pm and the officer was treated by colleagues after sustaining a stab wound.

He is now in a “stable condition” in hospital.

James Moore, 30, has been charged with assault and possession of a knife, as well as drugs offences.

Commander Owain Richards said: “The actions of this officer demonstrates the best of the Met, showing bravery in dealing with an extremely dangerous situation.

“It also reminds us of the challenges our officers face each day while doing their duty to protect the public.”

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He previously described the officer stabbed as “incredibly brave” in responding to the “frightening” incident.

On Wednesday, James Moore, 30, of Aldgate High Street, in east London, was charged with five offences:

  • Assault - grievous bodily harm (wounding with intent)
  • Possession of a bladed article (knife)
  • Possession with intent to supply Class A drugs (crack cocaine)
  • Possession with intent to supply Class A drugs (heroin)
  • Possession of cannabis

Moore will appear in custody at Willesden Magistrates’ Court on Thursday April 18.