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Manchester Victoria station knife attack: Man charged with three attempted murders | UK News

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A man has been charged with three attempted murders after a knife attack at Manchester Victoria station on New Year’s Eve.

Mahdi Mohamud was arrested after a couple in the 50s were stabbed multiple times.

The 25-year-old, of the Cheetham Hill area of the city, was also charged with possession of a document useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism.

Sergeant Lee Valentine suffered a stab wound to his shoulder in the incident, with British Transport Police officers rushing to apprehend the attacker using Tasers and pepper spray.

The couple attacked suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries .

Mohamud, who was detained for a while under the Mental Heath Act, will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 12 June.

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