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Trevor Sherwood
Trevor Sherwood writes crime and policing news and graduated Teesside Uni with a degree in Crime & Investigation.

Armed police have arrested a man inside of the barriers of the Houses of Parliament in Westminster.

It is believed the man scaled past the heavily guarded entrance to the commons, and was very quickly arrested.

Armed officers pointed a gun at the man’s head while he was arrested and searched him.

Armed officers pinned the man to the ground while he was handcuffed and searched.

Christopher Hope Chief Political Correspondent and Assistant Editor of The Daily Telegraph tweeted that Parliament is now in lockdown after man is tasered at carriage gates, mixed race man in red t-shirt, now being held against the fence by police.

https://twitter.com/christopherhope/status/1072461697481363461

Christopher Hope then tweeted “Armed police have now arrived and are patrolling by the House of Commons Christmas tree. The exit through Carriage gates has now been closed.”

https://twitter.com/christopherhope/status/1072466554510553088

One officer pointed a gun at the man’s head while he was being searched to ensure he complied at all times.

Police believe the incident to be non-terror related but took no chances in their response.

The House of Commons wrote on its Twitter feed: “We are aware of a situation outside the Palace of Westminster that was handled by the Met Police and is now over.”

 

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