Tobias Ellwood Tries to Save Officer in London Attack
1 Man Made a Heroic Effort to Save the Officer Stabbed in the Westminster Attack
On March 22, an officer was stabbed outside of the Houses of Parliament in London during what is being investigated as a possible terror attack. All told, five people were killed and 40 were hurt in the assault. Amid all the chaos, British Foreign Office Minister Tobias Ellwood rushed to the aid of the wounded officer at the scene to perform CPR. Images of Ellwood's blood-stained hands and face have now gone viral on the internet, with commentators thanking Ellwood for his heroic gesture. Ellwood reportedly lost his own brother during the 2002 terror attack in Bali. As more details emerge from the attack in London, read some of the inspiring messages of gratitude people are sending Ellwood:
Just heard from source close to MP Tobias Ellwood. "He ran in opposite direction to everyone else, he ran towards the injured police officer— James Millar (@PoliticalYeti) March 22, 2017
Tory MP Tobias Ellwood gave mouth-to-mouth resuscitation on injured officer. Held stab wounds to stem blood. Heroic.— Ben Riley-Smith (@benrileysmith) March 22, 2017
On behalf of every Police Officer and every Police Officer's family, friends and loved ones:— Bullshire Police (@BullshirePolice) March 22, 2017
Thank you for trying.@Tobias_Ellwood
All thoughts to friends, colleagues and family of the policeman who has died. And utmost respect to MP Tobias Ellwood who tried to save him.
— Emma Kennedy (@EmmaKennedy) March 22, 2017
At times like these, people like #TobiasEllwood restore faith in humanity #hero #Westminster #PrayForLondon
— Stacey Solomon (@StaceySolomon) March 22, 2017
Total respect to @Tobias_Ellwood for his brave and selfless actions, we might be on different sides of the house but today we are as one.
— Angela Rayner MP (@AngelaRayner) March 22, 2017
Hard to find the right words, but @Tobias_Ellwood seeing what you did at #Westminster today is most humbling. Heroic. Courageous. Selfless. pic.twitter.com/Aoz6r2UWBV
— James Mitchinson (@JayMitchinson) March 22, 2017