Three arrested in London ahead of #MMM2015

At approximately 14:25hrs on Thursday, 5 November officers on patrol in Trafalgar Square observed three men acting suspiciously. 
Officers conducted a stop and search under Section 1 PACE and recovered a range of items including knives, smoke and paint grenades, gas canisters and lock picks. 
The three men [A – 38ys; B – 55ys; C – 50ys] were arrested on suspicion of being in possession of offensive weapons and taken to a central London police station where they remain in custody.