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Police Stabbing: Two teens arrested over plain clothes officer attack

Scene after police officer is stabbed in Bow Image copyright Sarah Collings
Image caption The officer was attacked in an alleyway near to the Bow Bells pub in Bow Road.

Police investigating the stabbing of a plain clothes police officer in east London have arrested two more people.

The 16-year-old boys were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and remain in custody.

The officer in his 40s was attacked while on duty in an alleyway near to the Bow Bells pub in Bow Road on 22 November.

Six people have been arrested and two have been charged with attempted murder.

Andrew Beadie, of Basildon, Essex, and Janine Morris, of Bow, were remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey on 4 January.

The officer suffered three stab wounds and remains in hospital after he was attacked by a group of four people who then ran off.

A 17-year-old and a 20-year-old man and also arrested in connection with the attack have been bailed until January pending further enquiries.

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