A 25-year-old man has been charged over an attempted robbery in the City of London in which three people were stabbed.

Louis Parkinson, 25, from Catherall Street, Highbury, is accused of conspiracy to commit robbery, causing grievous bodily harm with intent, possession of an offensive weapon and possession of a Class B controlled drug.

He will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday (October 11).

City of London Police said officers are hunting for a second suspect and that their investigation continues.

Three people were injured in the incident in Bishopsgate on October 6 at just before 10am.