Islington police stabbing: Teenager charged with attempting to murder four officers in Liverpool Road

PUBLISHED: 13:23 08 October 2018 | UPDATED: 16:58 08 October 2018

The officers were attacked while attending a call in Liverpool Road. Picture: Google

The officers were attacked while attending a call in Liverpool Road. Picture: Google


A teenager has been charged with the attempted murder of four police officers at an address in Liverpool Road on Saturday evening.

Alex Traykov, 19, of Brighton Road, Redhill, is due to appear at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court today.

Another 19-year-old man, who was arrested on suspicion of affray and burglary, has been released under investigation.

Police were called to reports of a fight at about 10.45pm but on arrival they were met with hostility and a man brandished a knife, leading to the incident.

All injured cops have now left hospital.

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