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Armed police dealing with ongoing incident on London Bridge

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London Terror Police are involved in an armed police incident in London.

A man has been arrested and several people injured after gunshots were heard on London Bridge.

It was speculated that a man was shot and killed by armed officers however the Met Police have confirmed they have detained a man.

Eyewitnesses reported seeing a man with a knife, before armed police shot a man.

They’ve also stated a number of people have been hurt.

Met Police have released a statement Police were called at 1:58pm to a stabbing at premises near to London Bridge.

Emergency services attended, including officers from the Met.

A man has been detained by police. We believe a number of people have been injured. Further info to follow.

video footage has appeared on social media showing one armed police officer at the beginning of the northside of the bridge crouched behind a police car aiming a gun down the bridge.

The video then moves to what appears to be a body on the pavement on the east side of the bridge.

Several police cars on are pictured on the bridge, with a lorry stopped across the central reservation of the dual carriageway.

Police have cordoned off the bridge.

Pavements on both sides of the bridge have large bollards on to prevent vehicles.

They were installed after the 2017 London Bridge terror attack.

More follows.

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Trevor Sherwood
Trevor Sherwood
Trevor Sherwood is the editor and news reporter covering national and international news crime and policing news. Tweet your news and views to @TrevSherwoodPH

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