A 27-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after two people were found with stab injuries in Woolwich on Saturday morning (July 31).
Anton Rhoden, 27, of Samuel Close, Woolwich, was charged on Sunday, August 1 with two counts of attempted murder, after a man was found stabbed on Samuel Close, followed by a woman being found with stab wounds in Plumstead Road.
He will appear in custody at Bromley Magistrates’ Court on Monday, August 2.
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Police were called on Saturday morning after a man was found with stab injuries at a house in Samuel Close, Woolwich.
The London Ambulance Service were also on scene, and the man was taken to hospital.
He remains at hospital in a stable condition.
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A short while later, police were called to reports that a woman had been stabbed in Plumstead Road.
A Metropolitan Police spokesperson said: “Police were called at 06:20hrs on Saturday, 31 July following reports of a man in possession of a knife in Plumstead Road, Woolwich.
“Officers attended along with London Ambulance Service. A woman was found with a stab injury to her hand.
“She was taken to hospital where her condition was assessed as non-life-threatening.”
A man was arrested at the scene and then taken into custody.
Enquiries into both incidents are ongoing. Anyone with information that can help the investigation is asked to call police on 101 quoting CAD 1451/31Jul.
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