Officers injured in London stabbing as one is slashed and another man knifed

Two police officers have been injured in an incident in Wood Green, North London.

One of the officers suffered slash injuries during the row, which happened shortly after 7.20pm.

Cops and a third party were called to an address on Noel Park Road, Wood Green, N22 on August 6 after receiving calls regarding concerns for the welfare of residents.

Whilst in a communal area, a man approached the officers before assaulting them.

Metropolitan Police have confirmed that the officer's slash wounds are not considered to be life-threatening.

The second officer's injuries have not been confirmed as related to knife wounds.

A 61-year-old man who was with the police at the scene was stabbed in the assault, he was rushed to hospital and his condition is not yet known.

All three injured remain in hospital receiving treatment, Metropolitan Police have said.

Images shared online show a large police presence around a block of flats in Wood Green, London.

A man has been arrested at the scene on suspicion of assault.

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Two other people were arrested as part of the investigation and all three are currently in custody.

A crime scene has been put in place while Met Police continue to investigate the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting reference Cad 2347/05Aug or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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