Man pulls knife on cyclists near Regents Park

PUBLISHED: 14:25 23 August 2017 | UPDATED: 16:29 23 August 2017

The 19-year-old has been charged with terror offences

The 19-year-old has been charged with terror offences


Police are appealing for information aftert a man appeared to make threats with a knife near Regents Park

The incident happened on Park Road near Regents Canal at around midday on August 12.

The two victims, a man and a woman, were cycling along the tow path when the woman got into an argument with the suspect who had come from in the opposite direction. The suspect then pulled a knife from his pocket and threatened the victims, swinging at them with the knife.

He made off towards the nearby Lisson Green Estate.

The suspect was wearing white trousers/joggers with a grey jumper and a fluorescent coloured hood.

No one was injured. There have been no arrests and enquiries continue.

If you have any information about this incident or the suspect, please call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 11, or Tweet via @MetCC.

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