‘Gunman’ is arrested after armed police swarm on busy London Tube station forcing commuters to flee
- Police arrested a man on suspicion of a firearms offence at Bond Street station
- Officers evacuated the busy station shortly before 6pm during the alert
- Scotland Yard confirmed they are not treating the incident as terror-related
Commuters were evacuated from a busy tube station at the height of the rush hour after armed police arrested a man believed to be carrying a gun.
The incident happened at Bond Street station shortly before 6pm.
According to the Metropolitan Police there were no reports of injuries and the incident is not being treated as terrorism.
The suspected firearm has been sent away for analysis.
More to follow.
The Metropolitan Police confirmed they arrested a man at Bond Street station on suspicion of possessing a firearm. The suspected gun has been sent away for a forensic examination