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Man charged in connection with stabbing a police officer in Portsmouth

Press release   •   Feb 22, 2019 22:36 GMT

A 19 year-old man from London has been charged in connection with a serious assault involving a 56-year-old police officer in Portsmouth.

The officer was stabbed in Stamshaw Park at around 12.20pm on Thursday 21 February.

He remains in hospital in a stable condition.

Michael Enzanga, aged 19, of no fixed abode has been charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of a bladed article in a public place. He has been remanded in custody.

He will appear before Portsmouth Magistrates Court on Saturday 23 February.