Man charged with attempted murder after double stabbing at children’s centre

Purple Professional Services, on Rothesay Road, Luton
Purple Professional Services, on Rothesay Road, Luton

A man has been charged with attempted murder following a double stabbing at a children’s contact centre in Luton.

Beds Police were called to reports of an attack at Purple Professional Services on Rothesay Road at 4.45pm on Sunday, and armed officers later conducted searches on carriages at Luton train station.

On Monday night Fatmir Mula, 44, of Lowe Avenue, Newham, was arrested in relation to the incident.

The 44-year-old has now been charged with two counts of attempted murder and possession of a bladed article.

He has been remanded in custody and will appear at Luton Magistrates’ Court this morning.

Purple Professional Services uses its base on Rothesay Road to hold contact sessions between children and parents.