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.