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Armed police arrest man outside Parliament

16 June 2017

11:33 AM

16 June 2017

11:33 AM

Armed police have arrested a man on suspicion of carrying a knife outside Parliament. The suspect, in his 30s, was pictured being held by officers this morning. Scotland Yard said a Taser was discharged during the incident. In a statement, police confirmed that no one was injured. Joe Murphy, the Evening Standard‘s political editor, said that there were shouts of ‘knife, knife, knife’ before a man was swiftly detained at Parliament’s Carriage Gates entrance at 11.10am. Here are the latest pictures from the scene:

 

This man witnessed what happened:


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