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UK NewsHome Office stabbing: Birmingham man Dominic Hornberger charged after knife attack on civil servant

16:35  19 august  2019
16:35  19 august  2019 Source:   inews.co.uk

Home Office in London 'on lockdown' after stabbing outside building

Home Office in London 'on lockdown' after stabbing outside building A bloodied stab victim went into the Home Office for help after being knifed in an "unprovoked" attack outside the Government building in central London. © Provided by Johnston Publishing Ltd One man, 29, has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm after the assault on Marsham Street in Westminster. The injured man, aged in his 60s, went inside the building, which was put on lock-down, to get help following the assault around 1pm today.

Birmingham knife crime. Image caption Floral tributes have been left at the scene. A man has been stabbed to death in the street in Birmingham . West Midlands Police said the man died at the scene shortly after . Det Insp Michelle Allen said a man had "sadly lost his life", and appealed for witnesses

Birmingham knife crime. Image caption Floral tributes have been left at the scene. A man has been stabbed to death in the street in Birmingham . West Midlands Police said the man died at the scene shortly after . Det Insp Michelle Allen said a man had "sadly lost his life", and appealed for witnesses

Home Office stabbing: Birmingham man Dominic Hornberger charged after knife attack on civil servant © Provided by Johnston Publishing Ltd

A man from Birmingham has been charged in connection with an attack on a civil servant who was stabbed outside the Home Office last week.

The victim, aged in his 60s, was attacked on Marsham Street on 15 August. He works for the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, and went to the nearby Home Office for help after suffering knife wounds.

Home Office stabbing: Birmingham man Dominic Hornberger charged after knife attack on civil servant © Provided by Johnston Publishing Ltd

Dominic Hornberger, 29, was charged with grievous bodily harm and possession of a knife in a public place Friday. He appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Saturday, Scotland Yard said.

Government worker stabbed in ‘unprovoked’ attack outside Home Office

Government worker stabbed in ‘unprovoked’ attack outside Home Office The victim works for the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.

At least three worshipers have been stabbed after a knife -wielding man stormed a Birmingham church during service, local media report, adding that the suspect has been arrested. FILE PHOTO: Police, Birmingham . © Dave Warren / Global Look Press.

Worshippers were knifed in a 'targeted' attack this morning in Birmingham with one taken to hospital. A MAN has been charged with attempted murder after three worshippers were stabbed in a packed church. Cops were called to New Jerusalem Apostolic Church in Birmingham at 10.50am

Mr Hornberger has been remanded in custody and is to appear at Southwark Crown Court on Friday 13 September, according to police.

The incident

Police confirmed the victim's injuries were not life threatening nor life changing (Photo: Getty)

Police were called to the site in Westminster on Thursday afternoon, following a report of a man with a knife.

Responding to an emergency call, armed officers had arrived at Marsham Street to find a man in his 60s with knife injuries.

London Ambulance Service attended the address and took the victim to a central London hospital. The victim's injuries were reported at the time to be neither life threatening nor life changing.

Not terrorist related

Officers quickly detained a 29-year-old man, who was found near the scene at Smith Square, the police said at the time.

The police statement gave no information about the suspect's background or indication of a possible motive.

On the day of the incident, police had said the attack was not thought to be related to terrorism.

Additional reporting from Press Association and Reuters.

Man charged with murder following attack in Birmingham.
The 37-year-old victim was discovered with serious injuries in Wilton Road late on Friday.

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