Off-duty officer stabbed in attempted moped robbery in Lewisham
Police are interesting for witnesses after an off-duty officer was once stabbed when he attempted to prevent a theft in south London.
The 37-year-old noticed 4 males on mopeds seeking to scouse borrow any other moped in a while ahead of 6pm on Saturday.
In keeping with Scotland Backyard, the suspects had been armed with a big kitchen knife.
The officer, who has now not been named, challenged the gang, who had been focused on a 21-year-old in Lewisham.
He was once stabbed within the leg, however refused to back off and the moped gang in the end fled empty passed.
The 21-year-old sufferer was once left with bruises however his accidents aren’t lifestyles threatening.
Lewisham Police are seeking to establish the ones accountable.
A spokesperson stated: “Officials are willing to listen to from someone who both witnessed the incident or has data that might help the investigation.”
:: Any person with data is requested to name Lewisham Police on 101, quoting reference CAD5786/11AUG, or name Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111. However, witnesses can tweet @MetCC.