Man Carrying Large Hunting Knife Arrested Outside Westminster Cathedral

31 August 2017, 18:59

Blade
Picture: Westminster Police

A man carrying a large “Rambo-style” commando knife outside Westminster Cathedral has been arrested, police say.

The suspect was seen acting suspiciously by officers at about 11:34am on Thursday.

He was was stopped and searched by officers, who uncovered the alarmingly long blade.

A spokesman from the Metropolitan Police said: “At approximately 11.45am on Thursday August 31, officers on routine patrol in the Victoria Street area of Westminster attempted to speak with a man who was seen acting suspiciously in an area known for anti-social behaviour.

“The man was found in possession of a large knife. He was arrested and taken to a central London police station where he remains in custody.

“Enquiries continue.”

The incident is not being treated as terror related.

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