Canada Accused in Edmonton attack to have psychiatric reviews

22:22  14 november  2017
22:22  14 november  2017 Source:   MSN

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EDMONTON - A man facing several counts of attempted murder after a police officer was hit with a car and stabbed by an assailant is to face two psychiatric assessments.

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Accused in Edmonton attack on policeman, pedestrians to have psychiatric reviews . Sharif, who is facing several counts of attempted murder after an attack on a police officer with a car and a knife, will face two psychiatric assessments.

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Abdulahi Hasan Sharif was charged after a speeding car rammed through a barrier at a Canadian Football League game in Edmonton on Sept. 30 and sent an officer flying five metres through the air.

The driver got out, pulled out a large knife and began stabbing Const. Mike Chernyk.

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Four pedestrians were hit and injured hours later when the driver of a cube van with police cars in pursuit sped down Jasper Avenue, one of Edmonton's main streets.

A judge has agreed with Sharif's lawyer that initial evidence suggests Sharif's mental health needs to be assessed.

Sharif is next to appear in court on Dec. 13.

An Islamic State flag was found in the car used in the attack, but no terrorism charges have been laid against Sharif.

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