By Glen Keogh And Hannah Dawson For The Daily Mail
Published: 23:12 GMT, 1 December 2019 | Updated: 12:38 GMT, 2 December 2019
The Polish chef named as 'Lukasz' who bravely fought the London Bridge attacker with a narwhal tusk battled him 'until the end' so others could escape, his boss has said.
Commodore Toby Williamson, head of Fishmongers' Hall, where Usman Khan began his rampage on Friday, said his employee took the tusk from the wall to fight the terrorist and 'buy time for others to escape'.
The brave chef was knifed five times as he grappled with the attacker, with his boss saying: 'Being stabbed didn't stop him giving him a beating. Lukasz is a hero.'
Commodore Williamson (pictured) said: 'They took a decision that enough was enough, they took anything immediately to hand to level the odds against a mad man'
Mr Williamson said his 'humble' staff grabbed any weapons they could to 'level the playing field'.
The former naval officer described how civilians turned heroes to try to disarm Khan – despite their belief that he was armed with a working bomb.
Astonishing footage showed two men on London Bridge – one brandishing an antique narwhal tusk grabbed from the conference hall, the other a fire extinguisher – confronting Khan.
Mr Williamson confirmed the