Shocking moment police officer, 30, is stabbed in the back with a hunting knife in a & # 39; random attack & # 39; at Sydney Central Station
- A 30-year-old officer shouted for help after being stabbed at Central Station
- Witnessing the attack said officer fell to the ground before asking for help
- Officers were called on Friday at 6.45 pm for an unrelated attack at Sydney station
- The policeman was stabbed in the back and later operated on in the hospital
- CCTV shows that the attacker quietly follows him and lands him in the back
The knifeman who allegedly stabbed a police officer in the middle of Sydney Central Station walked calmly to him, waving the gun.
Constable Hayden Edwards, 30, responded to an attack when he was allegedly attacked from behind at Central Station Sydney, around 6:45 PM on Friday.
CCTV footage shows that the alleged attacker sneaks behind Edwards while holding the 30 cm hunting knife and suddenly stabbing him in the back as he walks past.
Constable Hayden Edwards, 30, responded to an attack when he was reportedly attacked from behind at Sydney Central Station, around 6:45 PM on Friday
The man then took a few steps before turning around to confront the officer in a combat stance as if he were expecting retribution.
Instead, Constable Edwards collapsed as more police appeared on the scene with drawn weapons.
Constable Edwards managed to get back on his knees and pull his gun, aimed at the attacker who broke off his knife.
The attack caused a long stalemate with the police before the man jumped on the train tracks and was eventually arrested and arrested.
It is clear that twelve officers were on site and pepper spray was used. Footage of the arrest showed that a group of police officers are dragging the man out of the station.
CCTV footage shows that the alleged attacker sneaks behind Edwards while holding the 30 cm hunting knife and suddenly stabs him in the back as he walks by
Constable Edwards managed to get back on his knees and pull his gun, aimed it at the attacker who relinquished his knife when other officers arrived
A police officer shouted for help after being stabbed in the back of an unprovoked attack on a busy Sydney train station
During a press conference on Saturday, the police said Constable Edwards was lucky enough to escape with only minor injuries.
He suffered a six-centimeter wound and was taken to hospital for surgery and was released on Saturday night.
Police said the 30-year-old and another officer responded to reports about an attack on platform one in the run-up to the attack.
The 53-year-old alleged attacker was brought to St Vincent & # 39; s hospital for treatment under police surveillance.
He has been accused of injury with the intention of inflicting serious bodily harm, using an offensive weapon to prevent lawful arrest, resisting arrest and guardianship over a knife in a public place.
Police said that in the run-up to the attack, the 30-year-old and another officer had spoken with a witness on Platform one in a separate issue (pictured, knife used in the attack)
A witness said that the 30-year-old officer fell to the ground after being beaten at Central Station on Friday night
He has been refused the bail of the police to appear in Parramatta Bail Court on Sunday.
Another witness described how the officer screamed for help while other officers ran after the attacker.
& # 39; The buyer stood against a pole, stood there for 10 minutes and then walked over. That's where he fell and he tells people help, help help, & a witness told 9News.
Constable Edwards had just finished a period at Moree in the far northwest of NSW, before he was recently transferred to Sydney.
Officers were summoned at 6.45 am for a non-related attack on Central Station before the knife attack
A police officer at the spot where a police officer was stabbed at the back of Central Station in Sydney on Friday