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UPDATED: Man remanded in custody following attack on police officer in Leyton

News   •   Aug 08, 2019 21:33 BST

A man has been remanded to appear at the Old Bailey following an attack on a police officer in Leyton.

Muhammed Rodwan, 56 (05.06.63), of Villiers Close, LU4, was charged with attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon on the evening of Thursday, 8 August.

He appeared in custody at Thames Magistrates' Court on Friday, 9 August.

He has been remanded to appear at the Old Bailey on Friday, 6 September.

The officer, 28-year-old PC Stuart Outten, has been discharged from hospital. 

His family have been informed and are receiving support from MPS family liaison officers.