Bishopsgate stabbing hero needed 52 stitches across his face, wife reveals

14 October 2022, 08:46

The wife of one of the Bishopsgate stabbing victims has given an update on his condition
The wife of one of the Bishopsgate stabbing victims has given an update on his condition. Picture: Facebook/Alamy

By Daisy Stephens

The wife of one of the Bishopsgate stabbing victims has revealed he needed 52 stitches in his face after the attack.

Listen to this article

Loading audio...

Historian Helen Carr said on Twitter that her husband Henry Charlton-Weedy was one of three people injured as they tried to intervene during an alleged robbery last week.

The 35-year-old City broker needed 52 stitches for a slash wound across his face.

Ms Carr, 33, said her husband was "much better and on the mend".

Read more: Donald Trump ordered to give evidence over deadly US Capitol riots

Read more: 'I am evil, I did this': Nurse accused of killing babies 'wrote confession note,' murder trial hears

"We're okay, just coming down from the shock of it all," she told her 15,000 followers.

"They have also charged someone so that's a huge relief."

She said: "I'm so proud of him for being so brave but my goodness, I was worried."

A man has been charged after the attacks on Bishopsgate
A man has been charged after the attacks on Bishopsgate. Picture: Alamy

Three people were injured as members of the public tried to intervene to stop a man's phone being stolen in Bishopsgate on October 6.

Witnesses reported seeing a group of two or three masked knifemen attacking a pedestrian just before 10am.

A 25-year-old man was charged in relation to the incident.

Read more: Man, 25, charged over Bishopsgate robbery in which three 'have-a-go heroes' were knifed

Louis Parkinson, 25, from Catherall Street, Highbury, north London, is accused of conspiracy to commit robbery, causing grievous bodily harm with intent, possession of an offensive weapon and possession of a Class B controlled drug.

On Tuesday a court heard that Mr Parkinson attempted to rob Nicholas Badger and Paul Grange alongside an associate, who remains on the loose.

More Latest News

See more More Latest News

Sarah Everard’s killer was ‘abusing women long before he joined the police’ as public inquiry slams repeated failures to stop him

Killer cop Wayne Couzens reported to police eight times prior to the killing of Sarah Everard

Sadiq Khan said there were failings across multiple police forces to identify red flags about Sarah Everard's killer Wayne Couzens

‘Red flags’ about Sarah Everard’s killer should have seen him kicked out of police, Sadiq Khan tells LBC

Exclusive
https://www.lbc.co.uk/news/mayor-of-london-reveals-changes-coming-to-streatham-ltn/

Mayor of London reveals changes coming to Streatham LTN 'ASAP' which is causing 'huge problems'

Russia Putin

Sending Western troops to Ukraine risks global nuclear conflict, says Putin

Sarah Everard's family has released a statement following the Angiolini review

Read in full: Sarah Everard's family statement

Sarah Everard's family welcome report into killer police officer Wayne Couzens

'She died because he was a police officer': Sarah Everard's family welcome findings of Couzens inquiry

Sarah Everard’s killer was ‘abusing women long before he joined the police’ as public inquiry slams repeated failures to stop him

Sarah Everard’s killer ‘abused women long before he joined police’ as inquiry slams repeated failures to stop him

Israel Palestinians Cease fire Deal Explainer

Palestinian death toll in Gaza has risen above 30,000, says health ministry

Sadiq Khan has hit out at 'weak' Rishi Sunak

Sadiq Khan lashes out at ‘racist, Islamophobic, anti-Muslim nonsense’ and blasts ‘weak’ Sunak

The Hairy Bikers star, Dave Myers, has died aged 66.

‘I will miss him every day’: Hairy Bikers star Dave Myers dies aged 66 as best friend Si King shares statement

Vladimir Putin delivers his state-of-the-nation address in Moscow

Vladimir Putin warns the West: 'We have weapons that can hit your territory'

Dame Esther said she was "disappointed" at no clear call for a vote on assisted dying

Health Committee chairman hits back at 'disappointed' Dame Esther Rantzen over assisted dying report

Russia Iran Satellite

Russian rocket puts Iranian satellite into orbit

Bradley Cooper reveals 8-month struggle to form connection with daughter Lea: 'I didn’t even know if I really love the kid'

Bradley Cooper reveals eight month struggle to form connection with daughter Lea: 'I don’t even know if I really love the kid'

Nicaragua Crackdown Scouts

Nicaragua crackdown ‘tantamount to crimes against humanity’ – UN

Harry demanded the name of the person responsible for downgrading his security.

Prince Harry demanded name of person responsible for downgrading his security, court documents reveal