Hero Polish kitchen worker who fought London Bridge attacker with pole pictured

The hero kitchen worker who took on scumbag terrorist Usman Khan with a 5ft pole has been pictured for the first time.

Lukasz Koczocik, 38, has been named in reports as the Polish man who potentially saved lives in the horror.

Lowlife Khan, 28, killed Jack Merritt and Saskia Jones on Friday afternoon before he was shot dead by police.

But heroic members of the public wrestled the pathetic jihadi to the ground, with one mystery man seen walking away from the scene with Khan's weapon.

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Lukasz was among them, according to reports, bravely stepped in to fight the murderer.

He lives with his girlfriend in southeast London, reports The Sun who identified him.

At the time of the attack he was washing glasses in the basement when he was alerted to the atrocity.

He thrust the pole into the attackers chest before engaging in "kill or be killed" combat.

One man was seen using a fire extinguisher, while another was seen wielding a narwhal tusk.

Commenting on Lukasz, Commodore Toby Williamson, CEO of Fishmongers' Hall, told the BBC: "He's the guy who cleans the glasses down in the basement and that's exactly what he was doing when he hears this scream.

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"The scream was so loud that, as a first aider, he makes a choice. He goes towards the trouble. He gets there on the first floor of the building just behind me and it's pretty clear that there's a bad guy.

"He's got two knives in his hands, there's blood, there's screams, there's chaos.

"Lukasz pulls off the wall this long stick, he charges towards the bad guy, and he impacts him on the chest and there's clearly something here that is protective and it doesn't make any sort of impact.

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"But he's buying time. He allows others to escape, to move to adjacent rooms. At that point he's got about one-minute of one-on-one straight combat."

Later, Lukasz was stabbed "four or five times" before the men with the tusk and extinguisher took over.

Khan, a previously convicted terrorist, was later found to be wearing a hoax suicide vest.

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