A police officer who was stabbed as he went to tackle a knifeman in a mosque says he owes a massive debt of thanks to worshippers who helped him overpower the attacker.
The officer who was wearing a stab proof vest has undergone surgery to his stomach and side after being attacked by a man with a commando style knife. Andy Bevan reports.
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Ms Leadsom has received the backing of Ian Duncan Smith, the former work and pensions secretary.
"This was mindless vandalism at its very worst, which has wrecked a much-loved community facility."
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