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Two police officers stabbed in Leicester Square

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Early this morning, a police officer was reportedly seriously injured after being stabbed in central London.

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Behind the scenes:

The Metropolitan Police said: ‘On Friday, 16 September at around 6 am police encountered a male with a knife in the area of Leicester Square.

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‘Two officers received stab wounds and are currently being treated in hospital. We await further updates on their conditions.

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‘Taser was deployed and the male was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and assaulting an emergency worker. This incident is ongoing and we will provide further updates when available.’

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