One person has been arrested after a car hit the main gates of Downing Street.
Suspicious car by Downing St. Armed police looking panicked and running around. Vehicles being turned away. @SamCoatesSky @SkyNews @SkyNewsBreak @BBCNews @LBC @LBCNews @guardiannews @itvnews @TheSun #london #downingstreet pic.twitter.com/FE4duJjHA8— Lewis Mac Allister (@CB_CB_CB_) May 25, 2023
Armed officers have attended and arrested a man on suspicion of criminal damage & dangerous.
A car has smashed into the gates of the Prime Minister’s residence at Downing Street.
The vehicle collided with the gates protecting Number 10 at around 4.20pm.
Police have arrested a man in connection with the collision.
Armed officers arrested the suspect on suspicion of criminal damage and dangerous driving.
There are no reports of any injuries.
Whitehall has been closed by Scotland Yard following the incident.