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Man, 29, charged after MoD police 'confronted with knife'
18 April 2022, 18:30 | Updated: 19 April 2022, 10:06
A man has been charged with attempted grievous bodily harm and possession of a knife after allegedly confronting police at Horse Guards Parade.
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Prashanth Kandaiah, 29, of Mellion Close, Thamesmead, south east London, will appear at Westminster Magistrates Court on Tuesday.
He allegedly approached two Ministry of Defence Police officers in Horse Guards Parade at around 8.50am on Monday.
Police officers used a Taser and restrained the man before placing him under arrest.
Kandaiah has been charged with attempted section 18 grievous bodily harm and possession of a pointed/bladed article.