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Man who ‘tried to stab police officer in stomach’ charged with attempted murder

Lynette Avenue. A man has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly trying to stab a female police officer in the stomach in Lynette Avenue, Clapham, south-west London, on Tuesday evening. A Metropolitan Police statement said: "Julian Peters, 35 (04.03.84), is due to appear at Camberwell Green Magistrates' Court on Thursday, 24 October, charged with attempted murder, making threats to kill and one count of points and blades.
Julian Peters, 35, has been charged with attempted murder (Picture: Google)

A person has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly making an attempt to stab a police officer in the abdomen.

Emergency providers had been referred to as to a disturbance on Lynette Avenue, Clapham, London, shortly after 9pm on Tuesday night.

Julian Peters, 35, then attempted to run from the scene and allegedly pulled out two knives and tried to stab a feminine police officer in the abdomen when he blocked his path.

The girl was unharmed by the assault and managed to end the remainder of her shift, in which she and colleagues arrested Peters at close by Clapham Common.

Peters has now been charged with attempted murder, making threats to kill and one depend of factors and blades.

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He will seem at Camberwell Green Magistrates’ Court on Thursday October 24.

Chief Superintendent Simon Messinger, from the Metropolitan Police, mentioned: ‘This was a very surprising incident that would have simply had devastating penalties and I’ve little question that the intentions of this man had been to critically hurt one among our colleagues.

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‘It is a testomony to her bravery that, regardless of the assault, this officer – alongside with her colleagues – remained targeted in detaining and disarming a harmful man.

‘She then completed her shift and, having spoken to her, she’ll be again serving to hold the streets of south London protected as soon as once more in the present day.

‘Importantly, it also demonstrates how effective, and unfortunately necessary, a police officer’s protecting tools is as this has probably saved her life.’

The incident in Clapham comes amid renewed debate over officer security in the wake of plenty of critical assaults on these in the Force.

In August, PC Andrew Harper was killed whereas responding to a suspected housebreaking.

The National Police Chiefs Council is at present finishing up a nationwide overview of officer security.

In September, the federal government introduced it might give forces an extra £10,000,000 in the direction of growing the variety of officers who carry a taser.

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