British police say man arrested in incident on Whitehall, central London

Reuters News
Posted: Apr 27, 2017 9:57 AM

LONDON (Reuters) - British police said on Thursday a man had been arrested after armed officers were seen on Whitehall, the street home to numerous government ministries in central London, with a BBC reporter saying two knives had been seen.

Police said no one had been injured in the incident but gave no further details. A BBC Home Affairs correspondent said on Twitter that two knives had been seen on the ground including a large "breadknife".

(Reporting by Michael Holden; editing by Guy Faulconbridge)