Man charged in connection with Bishopsgate attempted robbery and knife attack
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City of London Police detectives investigating the attempted robbery and knife attack on 6 October, have today charged a man.
T/DCI Colin Bishop, of the City of London Police Major Crime Team, said:
“We have charged a man today with a number of serious offences connected with the attempted robbery and knife attack on Bishopsgate last Thursday 6 October 2022.
“Louis Parkinson, 25, from Catherall Street, N5 has been charged with conspiracy to commit robbery, grievous bodily harm with intent, possession of an offensive weapon and possession of a Class B controlled drug and will appear at court today.
“A search warrant was executed last night in connection with a second suspect who is actively being sought and the investigation continues.”
The City of London Police received reports of three stabbings and a person pushed to the floor on Bishopsgate at 9.46am on 6 October and officers arrived at the scene at 9.51am. Three victims were taken to a nearby hospital to be treated and the Major Crime Team launched an investigation.
Detectives are continuing to appeal for witnesses with information to assist with the investigation. Anyone with information about the incident should use the Major Incident Public Portal or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.