Knife attack in London. A woman wearing a T-shirt bearing the effigy of the French weekly Charlie Hebdo was slightly injured with a stabbing on Sunday in Hyde Park in the center of the capital, police said, calling for witnesses to find the perpetrator of the attack.
“The police were called by the emergency services at 3:34 pm Sunday for an assault at Speakers’ Corner” in Hyde Park, the Met Police said in a statement on Sunday evening, “The officers who attended the scene found a woman age 39 with a minor cut to the head ”. “She was treated on the spot before being taken to a hospital in central London,” she added, adding that her life was not in danger.
“We are working hard to find the responsible person”
In videos widely shared on social networks, we see a person dressed in black approaching a woman wearing a T-shirt marked “Charlie Hebdo”. She was then seen with blood on her head, picked up by a nearby police van.
Police said they found a knife near the scene after a search and asked witnesses to contact them, asking in the meantime not to “speculate on the reason for the attack”. “We are only in the early stages of our investigation and we are working hard to find the person responsible,” she insisted.
On January 7, 2015 in Paris, the Kouachi brothers attacked the editorial staff of Charlie Hebdo, which had published cartoons of Muhammad, with a weapon of war, murdering 12 people there, including the historical cartoonists Cabu and Wolinski, before taking the lead. leak.