Police Officer Injured After Knife Attack in Hanwell

Incident happened on Cotts Close this afternoon


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A police officer who'd been called to deal with an assault has been injured at an address in Hanwell.

Witnesses reported seeing seven police cars, two vans, a paramedic as well as the police helicopter at the scene on Cotts Close in W7 at 17.26pm (30th April)

When police arrived at the address officers were confronted by a man in his forties who was armed with a knife.

One male officer received an injury to his leg. He has been taken by London Ambulance Service to a west London hospital. His injuries are not believed to be serious.

No other officers were injured in the attack.

A man in his forties, has been arrested on suspicion of GBH and has been taken to an West London Police Station.

Enquiries are continuing.

Police in Ealing continue to investigate.



30th April 2014



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