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Man with knife arrested near UK Parliament

By Chennabasaveshwar

London armed police arrested a man with knife outside Houses of Parliament on Friday, but incident not thought to be terror related, reports UK media.

Man with knife arrested near UK Parliament

Officers spotted a man running outside the gates at the Houses of Parliament. But there were no reports of any casualties A Met Police spokesman said: "At 11.10am on Friday, 16 June, a man was detained near the Palace of Westminster.

According to a Reuters reporter, the gates to the Parliament were closed and patrolling was underway as usual inside the perimeter. Parliament said that it was aware of the incident.

(With agency inputs)

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