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Man with knife arrested after two police officers injured outside Buckingham Palace

London Met Police said that a man was arrested this evening on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and assault on police.

General aerial view of Buckingham Palace and its surrounding area in central London.
General aerial view of Buckingham Palace and its surrounding area in central London.
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A MAN HAS been arrested after attacking two police officers with a knife outside Buckingham Palace.

London Met Police said that a man was arrested this evening on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and assault on police.

The man was stopped today at about 8.35pm by officers at the Mall outside Buckingham Palace in possession of knife.

Two officers suffered minor injuries to their arm during to course of detaining the man.

The London Ambulance Service were called and they were treated at the scene. They have not been taken to hospital.

No others persons have been reported injured.

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Officers remain on scene and enquiries are ongoing.

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