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:
— Andre Walker (@andrejpwalker) June 16, 2017
This man witnessed what happened:
Eyewitness Bradley Allen tells mail online the man was clenching his fists and heading towards Parliament before being pinned by officers pic.twitter.com/485E433S9l
— kateferguson (@kateferguson4) June 16, 2017
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