Man 29 charged after knife attack of civil servant outside Home Office

A 29-year-old man has been charged with grievous bodily harm and possession of a knife after a civil servant in his 60s was stabbed on Marsham Street, outside the Home Office, on Thursday.Dominic Hornberger, 29, who is from Birmingham, was charged on Friday and appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Saturday, Scotland Yard said.He was remanded in custody to appear at Southwark Crown Court on Friday September 13.Photographs from the scene showed the alleged victim, who has not been named and works for the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, shirtless with blood pouring from his face.He was taken away in an ambulance. While his injuries were first treated as life-threatening by paramedics, police later said they were less serious than first thought. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings.