Man near UK parliament gets arrested by armed officers of Scotland Yard
| Updated : 27 April 2017, 10:49 PM
Armed officers of Scotland Yard
A man near the UK Parliament was arrested by armed officers of Scotland Yard on Thursday after what has been described as a "knife incident".
Whitehall, the political heart of London which houses the Downing Street and other government buildings culminating in Parliament Square, and Parliament Street have been closed to traffic as Metropolitan Police continue its investigation.
There are unconfirmed reports of a number of knives having been found at the site of the arrest.
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First Published: Thursday, April 27, 2017 10:39 PM