Three arrested after assault on 61-year-old man and two police officers

A 61-year-old man and two police officers have been taken to hospital after they were allegedly assaulted by another man in north London.

The Metropolitan police said in a statement that officers and a 61-year-old man were called to an address on Noel Park Road in Wood Green at about 7.20pm on Friday night after concerns for the welfare of residents.

While the three were in a communal area, a man approached them before assaulting them, 大都会说.

The 61-year-old man suffered stab injuries, with a report on his condition still pending. One officer suffered slash injuries that were non-life threatening, and all three remain in hospital receiving treatment.

Police say a man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of assault, while two other people were also arrested as part of the investigation. All three remain in custody.

Police said a crime scene remained in place, and that at this stage the incident was not thought to be terrorism-related.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.