Battersea man tasered by police

Police tasered and arrested a man in Battersea on Sunday lunchtime, after he threatened to attack people with a knife he was carrying.

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Man tasered after threatening police in Battersea

Police officers tasered an armed man in Battersea today after he threatened them.

They were called to Falcon Road when members of the public reported a man armed with a knife.

The suspect was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder of a police officer and has been taken to a south London hospital with minor injuries.

One police officer also received injuries during the incident, but did not require hospital treatment. A number of knives have been recovered at the scene.

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