LONDON: Armed Police Arrest Three Men and Evacuate Busy Street in an ‘Ongoing Incident’

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A stolen BMW with Belgian license plates sparked a security alert in central London on Saturday.

Three men were arrested after police, with helicopters, ambulances and a fire engine all attending, evacuated a busy London thoroughfare.

Blackfriars Road and St George’s Circus were closed to the public as officers cordoned off the area and appeared to be warning nearby residents to “stay away from the windows”.

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A Metropolitan police spokesperson said closures were due to a vehicle being stopped at the junction between the two roads.

Read more: independent.co.uk

 

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