Two Police Officers Stabbed in Central London. Image David Nathan BBC London: Two police officers were stabbed in central London on Friday. They are currently being treated in hospital. The Metropolitan Police Service said, a man had been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and assaulting an emergency worker. The incident was not terror related. Also, of the two officers were in a life-threatening condition, London Mayor Sadiq Khan told the BBC. “On Friday, 16 September at around 06:00hrs (0500 GMT) police encountered a male with a knife in the area of Leicester Square. Two officers received stab wounds and are currently being treated in hospital,” the police statement said. The arrested man was also taken to a hospital for treatment where he remains at this time, police said. Last month, London’s Notting Hill Carnival was marred by the murder of a young rapper and hundreds of arrests, police said. The 21-year-old man died after being stabbed on Monday. The latest in a wave of knife-crime incidents in the British capital this year that have sparked growing concern. The victim was later identified as a rapper from Bristol, western England, who performed under the name TKorStretch. “He came from Bristol to simply have a good time at the London carnival. Thus, this the end result,” his manager Chris Patrick wrote on Instagram.