Police officer stabbed outside Telford College

A man has been detained by police after a officer was stabbed at Telford College this morning

Monday, 6th November 2017, 12:12 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 1:11 pm

The officer is not thought to be seriously injured.

A spokesperson for Edinburgh police confirmed that officers were called to an address an address in West Granton Road around 9.10am on this morning following a report of concern for a man who was allegedly threatening to harm himself and others.

A statement read: “An officer in attendance sustained a non life-threatening injury to his back and has been taken by the Scottish Ambulance Service to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.

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Police vehicles outside Edinburgh College's campus in Granton where a police officer suffered non life-threatening injuries after being stabbed in the back. Picture; PA

“A man is detained in connection with this incident, which is currently being treated as isolated.”

It has been confirmed that the incident happened on campus.

Telford College. Picture: TSPL
Police vehicles outside Edinburgh College's campus in Granton where a police officer suffered non life-threatening injuries after being stabbed in the back. Picture; PA
Telford College. Picture: TSPL