Police arrest ’man with knife’ near Buckingham Palace

Police arrest ’man with knife’ near Buckingham Palace

A man has been arrested in possession of a knife near Buckingham Palace in London.

An eyewitness said he saw a man surrounded by officers and handcuffed as he sat on the ground in The Mall at around 10.40am on Wednesday.

A police van arrived with lights flashing and drove him away.

A spokeswoman for the Metropolitan Police said the incident is not believed to be terror-related.

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