Police appeal after man in wheelchair seen with knife in Hayes

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Officers are appealing for information after reports of a man seen with a knife in west London.

Last Monday (18 October), a man in a wheelchair reportedly charged at members of the public while holding a knife at a bus stop in Hayes town centre.

The incident was not reported to police at the time, however an investigation was launched after footage was uploaded to social media. No injuries were reported.

Detective Inspector John Millward, from the Roads and Transport Policing Command, said: “We are working to establish the specific circumstances of this incident, including the time and location of the offence.

“From videos we have seen on social media there appears to have been a large group of people in the area who witnessed the incident and I would like to hear from them immediately.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting CAD 6136/22Oct. To remain anonymous contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.