London man arrested after a police officer was lunged at with a knife.

London, Ontario – A 43-year-old London man is in custody after a London police officer was lunged at with a knife.

At approximately 9:15 a.m. today, officers went to a Beckworth Avenue address to arrest a suspect on behalf of another police service.

Upon arrival, a man at the residence lunged at one of the police officers with a knife. The officer deployed his conductive-energy weapon (CEW), and the man was arrested.

London Police
London Police

London paramedics were called as a result of the CEW being deployed. The man was cleared medically and transported to cells.

A knife was recovered.

The officers did not sustain any injuries.

Anyone with information in relation to this incident is asked to call the London Police Service at (519) 661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Information can also be sent in online anonymously to

London Police Service

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