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UK: One injured in knife attack outside Home Office in London - police

United Kingdom, London
August 15, 2019 at 14:38 GMT +00:00 · Published

The UK Home Office in Westminster, London was placed on lockdown on Thursday following a knife attack outside the government building in which one man was injured. The suspected attacker was later arrested outside St John’s church near the Home Office.

London’s Metropolitan Police release a statement on their Twitter page on Thursday afternoon: "Police called at 13:06 to Marsham Street, Westminster following a report of a man with a knife. Officers attended to find one man with knife injuries."

Footage shows a police cordon around the Home Office and crime scene investigators inspecting the belongings of the suspect at St John’s Church. A knife and 'defence spray' could be seen outside the building.

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The UK Home Office in Westminster, London was placed on lockdown on Thursday following a knife attack outside the government building in which one man was injured. The suspected attacker was later arrested outside St John’s church near the Home Office.

London’s Metropolitan Police release a statement on their Twitter page on Thursday afternoon: "Police called at 13:06 to Marsham Street, Westminster following a report of a man with a knife. Officers attended to find one man with knife injuries."

Footage shows a police cordon around the Home Office and crime scene investigators inspecting the belongings of the suspect at St John’s Church. A knife and 'defence spray' could be seen outside the building.

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